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Mercury Morgan, Jr.


Sunrise: March 30, 1953

Sunset: August 19, 2020

Mercury “Poochie” Morgan Jr., passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. He was born in Portsmouth, VA, March 30, 1953, to the late Mercury Morgan, Sr. and the late Lois Morgan (formerly Simmons). He was predeceased by his son, Mercury Morgan, III. He was also predeceased by three sisters, Bessie-Mae Hucks (James Henry Hucks, Sr.), Theresa Jones (Eddie Jones), Bertha Harris (Ervin Harris) of Portsmouth, VA. Mercury’s survivors include his loving wife Annette Morgan. Poochie and Annette shared a beautiful marriage of love and adoration for 43 years. The love of his wife and family was his greatest accomplishment. He also leaves behind three daughters Shmica Macklin-Palmer (Eric Eugene Palmer), Tina Macklin-Holley (Derek), and Lashanna Jordan (Tyler Jordan). Poochie was blessed to have 7 grandchildren Dominic Eugene Palmer, Tiara Nicole Palmer, Dajvon Eugene Palmer, Vincent Antonio Smith Jr., Tyshea Monique Macklin, Valencia Aaliyah Smith, and Tyren Maurice Jordan. He had 4 great-children Zaria, Aaliyah Williams, Ky’onna Imani Macklin, Keon Eric McSwain Jr, and Kodi Alan McSwain.

He also leaves in mourning six surviving siblings to include Darlene Gray, Patricia Howell, Thomas Morgan, James Morgan, Walter (Glendora) Morgan, and Claxton (Brenda) Morgan. Mercury “Poochie” Morgan is mourned by 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 his long-time friends Mr. William Hatch of Portsmouth, Va, and countless others that have enjoyed the opportunity of sharing a hug, a laugh, or a moment with the late Mercury “Poochie” Morgan.

Viewing Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, September 4, 2020 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Lincoln Cemetery 3901 Deep Creek Boulevard Portsmouth, VA The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Eric Palmer says

    My Condolences to my mother in law and my wife and the rest of the family I love you all

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    Marsh Landing Staff says

    Sending our Condolences and lifting the family up in our prayers. Mr. Morgan will be truly missed, especially seeing him sitting on his back steps.

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    Sandra Mills says

    My condolences to the family I love you net and I love you poochie you will never be forgotten love Sandra

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    Rev. Darnell Lang says

    My deepest condolences to the family concerning your lost. The lost of a love one can be very grievous but we most remember what God has showed us and remember his word in times like these. ( 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 KJVS
    But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. [14] For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. [15] For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. [16] For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: [17] Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. [18] Wherefore comfort one another with these words.) So please let these words comfort your soul and may the God of peace comfort your hearts and bring you peace.
    Poohie was a life time friend whom I will always remember.

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    Brenda Perryman says

    send my deepest sympathy to the whole family!
    He definitely will be missed, Let God have his way!
    I will continue to keeping you all in my prayers.

    God Bless,
    Love you all

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