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Irvin Joshua "Josh" Morgan

October 14, 1936 ~ February 6, 2021 (age 84)


     Irvin Joshua “Josh” Morgan, 84, of Sandstone passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021 at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital following a short illness.

     Born October 14, 1936 at Acme, WV he was a son of the late Vivian and Grace Castle Morgan.

     Josh graduated from East Bank High School class of 1954 and began his thirty-five-year career with the General Motors Corporation, Flint Michigan in 1956. He traveled for General Motors as a Quality Service Representative. On February 16, 1956 Josh married the ‘love of his life,’ Wilma Darby Morgan. He missed his 65th wedding anniversary by 10 days.

     In addition to his parents, Josh was preceded in death by one brother, Periece Morgan; one sister, Elizabeth Slater and son-in-law, Richard Nearing.

     Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Wilma Darby Morgan; three children, J. Alan Morgan, Darby Nearing and Brian (Andrea) Morgan; three grandchildren, Tiffany (Don) Amaya, Richard (Rose) Nearing and Katie (Spencer) Miller; four great grandchildren, Donny and Aiden Amaya, Ethan Dean and Noah Miller; one sister, Kathryn (Elsworth) Buck; one brother, Richard (Donetta) Morgan.

     A celebration of life will be held at a later date in Michigan. The family would like to extend thanks to Char and Wayne Bennett and Jim and Myrna Adkins.


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Family to do services at later date

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