Alfred Paul Morgan


Alfred Paul Morgan, age 69, of Flemington, WV, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV. 

He was born on January 20, 1947, in Grafton, a son of the late Alfred and Elva O. (Curry) Morgan. 

Paul as he was known, is survived by his loving wife Dawn Marie (Davis) Morgan, whom he married on April 6, 1996; three children: Francis Kay “Katie” Morgan and companion Bob Murphy, of Edinburgh, Scotland; Steven Nicholson and wife Suzanna, of Grafton; and David Nicholson and wife Nikki, of Philippi; four grandchildren: Jessica Lee Nicholson and Rebecca Cae Nicholson, both of Grafton; Brent Allen Nicholson, of Philippi; and William Thomas Smallwood, of Edinburgh, Scotland; sister Mary Louise Wagner, of Grafton; brother-in-law Albert Watson, of Petersburg, VA; sister-in-law Irene Morgan, of Bridgeport; and special cousin Glenda Lipscomb, of Flemington, who was always there over the years to help.  Also surviving is a host of extended family including brother and sister-in-laws, and nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by one son David Paul Morgan; one brother William Arthur Morgan; and two sisters: Alice Virginia Schriver; and Mariam Lee Watson. 

Paul was a graduate of Grafton High School Class of 1966, and then served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, stationed in Germany as a mechanic.  He retired after 30 years of service with the Taylor County BOE as a supervisor in the bus garage. He was never one to set idle and after retirement worked part time at United Hospital Center in housekeeping.  Paul was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and loved going to the beach, especially his and Dawn’s yearly trips to Daytona.  He also liked the character Garfield and had many collectibles.  Paul was a lover of animals and his family, and was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need.

In keeping with Paul’s wishes, military services will be held at the West Virginia National Cemetery, located in Pruntytown, West Virginia, at 1:00 p.m., on April 10.

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