MARIETTA, GA -- Mr. Zachary Fleming Morgan, 24, of Marietta, GA passed away December 2, 2012.

He was born to Betty and Jimmy Morgan in Atlanta, GA on September 19, 1988. He grew up in East Cobb. Zachary attended Walton High School and graduated from Riverside Military Academy. At Riverside, he was very involved with sports and was the captain of the lacrosse team. After his graduation, Zachary attended Georgia Southern University. Growing up, he was always very active in sports in the East Cobb area. He loved the outdoors and was an animal lover. Zachary was a fun and sweet man and will be truly missed by his family, many friends and dog Lily, who he adopted from the Cobb County Animal Shelter.

Zachary is survived by his parents, sister Lucy Dudley and her husband Scott, and aunts and uncles, Teresa and Danny Cecil of Albany, GA and Julie Moses of Atlanta, GA.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Frances and Wyatt P. Morgan, and maternal grandparents, Gladys and Murray Fleming, all of Albany, GA.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, December 7, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of St. Peter & St. Paul. The family will host a reception after the service.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in memory of Zachary to the Cobb County Animal Shelter, 1060 Al Bishop Drive, Marietta, Georgia 30008.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hmpattersoncantonhill.com.

H.M. Patterson & Son, Canton Hill Chapel

Marietta, GA 770/ 977-9485