Former longtime Chambers Co. sheriff passes away

Former longtime Chambers Co. sheriff passes away

CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – Chambers County Sheriff Department announced the passing of Chambers County Supernumerary Sheriff James Morgan on Thursday, June 2.

Sheriff Morgan was elected sheriff of Chambers County in 1971 and served until his retirement in 1995. Before he was elected as sheriff, Morgan was the Chief of police of Lafayette for seven years.

He was also a past president of the Alabama Sheriff's Association and the Alabama peace Officers Association.

Sheriff Morgan is survived by his wife, Louise Morgan and five children.

Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, June 4 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. CST at Lafayette First Baptist located at 201 S. Lafayette St. in Lafayette, AL.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 5 at 2 p.m. CST at the Valley Community Center located at 130 Sportsplex Drive in Valley, AL.

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