Ellery Joe Morgan, age 69, of Mankato, MN, died on May 5, 2020 at home with his family after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
A memorial service will be held sometime in the future when gatherings are allowed again. Memorial will be held at Mankato Mortuary. He will then be buried in Northern WI where several relatives are buried.
Ellery was born on January 11, 1951 in Malvern Arkansas to Henry and Ersie Morgan. He was the third son of 4. He is ssurvived by wife Darla, MN; children, Ellery (Germany), Daniel (Germany), Benjamin (Germany), Raphael (Taylor) MN, Rasheed (Emily) MN, Mercedes MN, Kyle MN, Cireno MN, Aristotle MN, Anastasia (Nick) MN, Kennedy MN and Emmanuel MN; grandchildren, Morris (Germany), Mia (Germany), Mercury, Josiah, Mia, Elsey, Zojja and a new grandson in September; brothers, Larry and Lincoln, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by parents; sons, Harvier (1993), Mercury (1997) and Casanova (2000), and brother, Henry.
He loved to spend time with his family, and even when he wasn’t able to, he would video chat with his kids in Germany. He served his country with love in the Army as a supply clerk. He loved to watch boxing, he had many favorite boxers over the years a few were, Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Deontay Wilder, & Gervonta Davis. He loved to meet new people and learn their stories, also brought a loving and heartwarming smile wherever he went. He was a man of many passions and auto body repair was one of his passions. He also loved cooking, he spent many hours in the kitchen and could’ve even owned his own restaurant. His most loved passion was music he’s had over 30 guitars in his lifetime, now they’ll be in the care of his children. His favorite Korean cuisine was bulgogi beef and one of his favorite things to cook was BBQed ribs.
Thank you to all the health care workers that helped us through this journey the past 2 years, Ellery was treated with dignity, respect and compassion and that helped make the journey a little less difficult.