Photo courtesy of Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home

Dempsey Wesley Morgan

Roanoke, Virginia

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Dear Mrs Morgan & Family
So sorry to hear that he is gone, but know that another good man is flying high with the Lord. Thank You so much for the times that you allowed our son Daniel to visit with you and Dr Morgan,it really meant alot to us all
to know a real hero,and a piece of living history.

Dear Mrs Morgan & Family
So sorry to hear of Dr Morgan's passing.
He was a very nice man, that mom and I
enjoyed spending time talking with at the VVCC. You both would be very kind to a young man who always had a lot of questions. My Dad is still at VVCC. My family & I will miss seeing both you and Dr Morgan very much. THANK YOU FOR SHARING HIM WITH US.

Dear Mrs. Morgan and family,
We were very sorry to learn of Dr. Morgan's passing. We consider ourselves very fortunate to have known you both while you were in Bristol. We send our thoughts and prayers to you.

Jeanne, Doris, Nancy, and the rest of the Bristol Public Library Staff

Last year on Armed Forces Day I did the show following the parade at the Veterans Care Center. During the show we played the Tennessee Waltz and I saw a gentleman quietly singing the words. I went over and ask him to dance with me from his wheel chair. I took his hands and I can now say it was my honor to have danced with Mr. Morgan. At that time I didn't know of the amazing life and his accomplishments.. After the show,along with a young Marine named Jamel Curry, I had lunch with Mr....

We salute your veteran. Our condolences for your loss and gratitude for your loved one's service to our country.

My prayers go out to you and your family.

Dear Mrs Morgan,
We are friends of Norm and Bea.
Mary Ellen and I send our condolences to you and your family. We met Dr Morgan only in knowing his daughter Bea. Bea gave us a picture of how wonderful her father must have been.
Leo and Mary Ellen Cornelius West Chester, PA

Mrs. Morgan,
You would not remember us, but our dad was at the Veterans Care Center on second floor west last year from the middle of May until his death July 9. During the daily time we had with him around lunch, we felt close to other residents and their families. You and your husband were two that we remembered with fondness. We admired him for his service to our country, even in the face of discrimination. We admired you for your loyalty and faithfulness every day in your...

Goodbye Sir. To an American hero!


Dempsey's Obituaries

Dempsey Wesley Morgan Jr., Tuskegee Airman, 93, of Roanoke, Virginia passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2013, following an extended illness. A native of Detroit, Michigan, he was born on March 1, 1920, the son of the late Dempsey Matthew and Pope Morgan.The impossible tasks of attempting to...

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