Cornelious Morgan, 98, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital.
Cornelious was born on Sept. 9, 1920 in Stafford County. A veteran of World War II, he was one of thousands who landed on Normandy Beach on D-Day.
Cornelious was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Mary Jane Morgan; and step-son Charles Carter. His survivors are a devoted step-daughter, Betty Newsome, with whom he had lived for two years and step-children, Mary Elizabeth Wine, John Thomas (Marie), George Thomas, and Nancy Johnson; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 7, at the Sunset Memorial Gardens Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canaan’s Faith Church of God, 1470 Forbes St, Fredericksburg, VA 22405.