June 1, 1962 – Saturday, August 19, 2017
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Community Center-Old Agenc
Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Eddie Morgan Jr. was born to Eddie Morgan Sr. and Jean Benson on June 1, 1962 at The Indian Health Service of Claremore, Oklahoma. Although they were living at Okmulgee, Oklahoma three years later they moved to Downey, California where Eddie went to school until his sophomore year. Again they moved to North Long Beach, California until his senior year. Eddie worked at an Oil Refinery in Long Beach, California for a time. He went to auto mechanics next. In 1990, he met Gina Grant and lived together. In 1990, they moved back to Sisseton, South Dakota where they lived for three years then moved to Okmulgee, Oklahoma where he helped his father with his Motel business and at the same time he worked at Texaco as a mechanic until he suffered a heart attack. They were united in marriage in 1994. Eddie and Gina and family moved back to Sisseton, South Dakota in 2000 where he made his home. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and watching his college teams play (Oklahoma Sooners) and spending time with his grandchildren.
Eddie leaves behind his wife: Gina Morgan; two sons: Daniel Lovato of Oxford, Wisconsin and Buster Morgan of Sisseton, South Dakota; four daughters: LaJune Morgan of Sisseton, South Dakota, Valette Keoke of Sisseton, South Dakota, Minerva Keoke of Sisseton, South Dakota and LeVette Waln of Phoenix, Arizona; adopted sister: Peggy Fisher of Siseton, South Dakota; two brothers: (adopted) Dave Flute of Sisseton, South Dakota and Stacey Wanna of Sisseton, South Dakota; grandchildren: Daniel Keoke, Autumn Morgan, Kristine Biddell, LaVette Biddell, Alicia Biddell, Jorden Biddell Jr., Amos Biddell, Gracie Keoke, Lonney LeBeau, Karlee LeBeau, Lakeeta Waln, Corey Waln, Larissa Waln, Donta LoVato, Gabriel LoVato, Jasmine Roberts; great grandchildren: Anthony Keoke, Adrian Keioke, Jazlynn Keoke, Waduta Thomas, Trey St. John, Kaydence St. John, Aaliyah Lonefight, Ariahna Lonefight, Lucian Biddell, Zayda Biddell, Emerie Felicia, Eunice Felicia and Christopher Felicia III; other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his father Eddie Morgan Sr., his mother Jean Morgan and his mother-in-law Minerva Goodbird.
Funeral Services for Eddie Morgan Jr. will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Community Center Old Agency Village, South Dakota. Officiating will be Reverend Clifford Canku and Clyde Kampeska. Drum Group will be “Dakota Hymes”
Wakes will be held Today, Tuesday, August 22nd from 7:00 P.M.-10:30 P.M. and Wednesday, August 23rd from 7:00 P.M.-10:30 P.M. at The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota.
Honorary Casket Bearers will be Peggy & Robert Fisher, Dave Flute, Nattile Williams. Stacey Wanna, James Ronell, Francie Katkat and Joe Mandan.
Casket Bearers will be Amos Biddell, Jordan Biddell Jr., Buster Morgan, Corey Waln, Daniel Keoke, Jarrett Coon and Rayan Fisher.
Interment will follow at Mayasan Presbyterian Cemetery in Veblen, South Dakota.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family.