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2-5-22, Larry Justin Morgan, 56

Larry Justin Morgan of Oak View, CA, passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura,

after a long battle with congestive heart failure and COVID-19 pneumonia. He was 56 years old.

Larry was born to John and Connie Morgan in Santa Paula, CA, on August 28, 1965.

Larry attended Glen City School in Santa Paula.

In 1973, the family moved to Oak View when they bought Ven-Oak Market and later, The Corner Market, which the family ran for many years.

Larry was only eight years old when he started bagging groceries. He attended St. Thomas Aquinas School in Ojai and St. Bonaventure High School in Ventura, CA.
Larry could fix anything; he worked as a commercial painter and a self-employed handyman.

On September 2, 2011, Larry married Tessie. Together they ran Morgan’s Thrift Store and More in Oak View. Larry was always ready to help anyone.

Left to treasure his memory are his wife, Tessie; his daughter, Kiley Mullen (Andrew), and grandchildren Violet and Kian of Murrieta, CA;

daughter, Margie France; son, Justin Morgan of Oak View; his mother, Connie Morgan; brothers James Morgan

and Patrick Morgan; and sister, Melinda Burkett (Bill),  all of Oak View; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father John Morgan.

A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 185 St. Thomas Dr., Ojai, CA.

A reception will follow in the church hall.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Joseph P. Reardon Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ventura.

Obit Morgan photo

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