Edward Nelson Morey Jr.

Edward Nelson Morey Jr., son of the late Edward Nelson Morey Sr. and Jonell (Ruff) Morey was born February 3, 1948 in Bridgeport, CT and was affectionately known as Junior, June, Big Ed, and Papa.

Edward Nelson Morey Jr., married to Marlene (Geter) Morey, was one of seven children and is survived by his siblings; Sandra Morey, Charles Morey, Richard Morey, Janie Harris, and Michelle Lindsay and predeceased by his brother, Lester Morey. Edward had three devoted and loving children; Veronica Morey-Banks, Edward Nelson Morey III (Shedene) and Sherry (Morey) McKnight (Daee), with Marva (Harris) Hamilton (Bryan). Edward spent ample time with his children, 6 grandchildren; Rasheem Banks (Meghan), Rashea Banks, Veratisha Morey, Rashauna Banks, Emily Morey, Edward Nelson Morey IV and great grandchild; Addison Banks.

Edward lived a full life that consisted of laughing often, listening to travel stories, sharing movie recommendations, as well as making and receiving morning and nightly calls to hear about the lives of his children and grandchildren, who are and will always be an extension of him. As a result of his unforgettable spirit and personality, he will forever be loved by many, including a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and beloved, long-standing friends.

Edward stated that his life was beautiful and well lived.

Edward Nelson Morey Jr. quietly departed this life at the age of 74 at Bridgeport Hospital on August 30, 2022. His influence, love, and warmth will forever remain in the lives of all who knew him.

Special thank you to Edward's eldest daughter, Veronica, Masonicare, and Bridgeport Hospital for providing the best care possible to Edward during his 11-month battle with lung cancer. As well as a special thanks to all the family and friends for thier love and support during this difficult time.  

Friends may visit the family on Friday, September 2, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service being held at 11:30 a.m. in the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport.