James Clayton ‘Joe’ Morgan, 73, founder, director and member of New Hope Christian Fellowship

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James Clayton Morgan
James Clayton Morgan

James Clayton ‘Joe’ Morgan, 73, of Williamsburg, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Friday, March 25, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jerry Morgan.

Joe is survived by his wife of 53 years, Faye Morgan; two daughters, Kimberly Henretty (Tim) and Shannon Joyner (Pat) of North Carolina; son, Bryan Morgan (Fawnda); sister, Joan Bradley; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends. He also leaves behind his beloved dog, Gracie.

Joe was a master builder and developer for more than 40 years and loved his work. He worked hard to take care of his family and was the most generous person you could ever meet. He helped anyone … anytime … anywhere and was an example of his faith.

Joe’s passion for music and the call God placed upon him allowed him to minister to people all over the world with his singing. He was an incredible blessing to his family and all who knew him. He was founder, director and member of New Hope Christian Fellowship, builder of Kings Way Church, and also served for more than 15 years at York River Baptist Church.

A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, March 29, with a celebration of his life following at noon at Kingsway Campus – Crosswalk Community Church, 5100 John Tyler Highway, Williamsburg, VA 23185. Interment will follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park.

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