A graveside funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 2 PM at Panorama Memorial Gardens in Waterlick, Virginia with Sammy Campbell officiating.
Mr. Morris was born on March 22, 1927 in Ruckersville, Virginia to the late Prentis and Roni Williams Morris. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Melvin, Ermand and Buddy Morris and three sisters, Lorraine Knight, Letha Kenney and Shirley Hamilton.
For years he drove for Shenandoah Pride and Royal Dairy earning him the “Milkman” title. Following that, he worked and retired as a carpenter.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, a member of Bennetts Chapel United Methodist Church and a member of American Legion Post 53.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Betty J. Morris of Front Royal; daughter, Brenda L. Morris (Richard “Duke” White) of Linden, Virginia; step daughter, Sandra L. Frame (Milton) of Browntown, Virginia; step son, Thomas E. Jones (Patsy) of Front Royal; sister, Frankie Knight of Waldorf, Maryland; two step grandchildren; four step great grandchildren; two step great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 PM on Thursday at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 West Main Street, Front Royal.