McKinley Morgan, 58, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018. He was born in Portsmouth, VA, August 24, 1960, to the late Mercury Morgan, Sr. and Lois Morgan (formerly Simmons). He was predeceased by his spouse, Velton Skinner. He was also predeceased by two sisters, Bessie-Mae Hucks (James Henry Hucks, Sr.) of Portsmouth, VA, and Theresa Jones (Eddie Jones) of Portsmouth, VA. Survivors include his two daughters, Tamera White and Mareisha White, and four grandchildren Jai Brevard-White, Jaqualah Wilson-White, Jamiyah White, and Jamarey White. He also leaves in mourning eight surviving siblings to include Bertha Harris, Darlene Gray, Patricia Howell, Mercury (Annette) Morgan, Thomas Morgan, James Morgan, Walter (Glendora) Morgan, and Claxton (Brenda) Morgan. He leaves one aunt, Eva Jean Francis of Chesapeake, VA.
McKinley leaves behind dozens of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and an even larger extended family of friendships that spanned decades. A special acknowledgement to the family of cousin Francis Pearl Birt of Brooklyn, NY, long-time friend Cynthia Lewis, Roslyn Wilson, and hundreds of others that have enjoyed the opportunity of sharing a dance, a laugh, a smile, a hug, or a moment with the late, great, irreplaceable McKinley “Lil Man” Morgan.