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Jimmy "Diamond Jim" Ray Morgan

February 14, 1955 ~ May 11, 2022 (age 67)

Obituary

Jimmy "Diamond Jim" Ray Morgan, 67, of Concord, entered Heaven's gates on May 11, 2022, at his home in Concord, NC.  
  
He was born on February 14, 1955, to the late Johnny and Mary Swinson Morgan in Concord, NC. 

Jim is survived by his loving daughter, Mallory Caudle (Jensen) of Harrisburg, NC; son, Phillip Morgan; three sisters, Peggy Allmon, Brenda Hopkins, Linda Bullaboy; brother, Johnny Morgan; a host of nieces and nephews. Jim is also survived by his three precious grandchildren Benjamin, Keddrick and Ayana Caudle who he spoiled and completely adored. 
  
He was preceded in death by siblings William "Bill" Morgan and Betty Gibson. He was also preceded in death by the love of his life, Deborah Whaley Morgan, whom he could not wait to rejoin in Heaven.

Jim graduated from Mount Pleasant High school in 1973 where he was given his basketball nickname, Diamond Jim. He went on to college at Western Carolina and graduated from UNC Charlotte in 1977. Days after graduating, Jim began his real estate career by joining his brother Bill's firm which later became known as Morgan Realtors. He continued as owner of the firm alongside daughter Mallory. Jim was a well-known and beloved pillar of the real estate community in Cabarrus County. An active member of the Central Carolina Association of Realtors for over 40 years and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Jim was regarded as one of the most honest, humble, and caring professionals in his industry. Apart from his career, Jim loved to spend his time watching Duke basketball, Jeopardy, Seinfeld, listening to classic vinyl albums and James Taylor. He loved nothing more than spending time with his family and looked forward to seeing his grandchildren as often as possible.  He attended Mount Carmel Baptist Church weekly and was devoted to his faith and to privately serving others. Although he will be greatly missed by all his loved ones, Jim was eager to be reunited with his wife, family, and to meet his Savior. 

Arrangements are being handled by Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord where the family will receive friends from 1-3PM Sunday, May 15, 2022. Funeral service will follow at 3PM at the Hartsell Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Rev. Rodney Quesenberry. Interment will be held after at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis, officiated by Rev. Charles Efird. 

In lieu of flowers the family asks memorials to be made to: Dream on 3, 4311 Schoolhouse Commons Road Box 285, Harrisburg, NC 28075 or www.dreamon3.org

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
May 15, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hartsell Funeral Home & Crematory
460 Branchview Dr. NE
Concord, NC 28025

Funeral Service
Sunday
May 15, 2022

3:00 PM
Hartsell Funeral Home & Crematory
460 Branchview Dr. NE
Concord, NC 28025

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