Eugene Morgan, 50, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 8.
Morgan was born in Queens on August 2, 1959 and grew up in Far Rockaway, attending P.S. 105 and J.H.S 198. Morgan was a fishing and basketball enthusiast, also known as “The Legend.”
Morgan was preceded in death by his grandmother, Albertha Morgan; brother, Samuel Morgan Jr.; nephews, Robert and Tyleik Morgan; and aunt, Delorie Morgan.
He is survived his parents, Samuel and Earline Morgan; son, James Morgan; sisters, Yvonne, Janice and Albertha; brothers, David and Timothy; sister in-law, Denise Morgan; brotherin law, Johnny Brown; nephew-in-law, James Robinson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Disposition took place at Pinelawn Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.