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.