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Richard Carroll Morris
1929 - 2022

Age: 93

Residence: McLeansboro, IL

Passed Away: 4:55 P.M. Saturday, November 5, 2022 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital, McLeansboro, IL

A Celebration of Life will be conducted at The First United Methodist Church, McLeansboro, IL at 1:00, Sunday, November 13, 2022 with Military Honors presented by U.S. Army Honor Team of Marion, IL.

A Final Salute will be held at the Church and an Honor Salute will present the Flag to his wife.

The Church will open at 12:00 noon for this service.

Reverend Russell Anderson will officiate the service.

Date of Birth: January 9, 1929 Place of Birth: Diagonal, Iowa

Father: Frederick Carroll Morris Mother: Alice Marie Goodale

Marriage To: Marilyn Jean Doerfer on August 5, 1956 in Sweetland, Iowa

They were married for 66 years.

Occupation: Farmer

Activities: He loved woodworking, feeding the wild birds, gardening and deer hunting.

Church Affiliation: Member of the First United Methodist Church, McLeansboro,IL

Military Service: Served in the U.S. Army in Korea in the rank of Corporal.

 

Survivors:

Wife: Marilyn Morris, Blairsville, IL

Daughters: Ellen Morris, Cross Creek, FL

Beth Moser and husband David, Bluford, IL

Sons: Mark Morris and wife Linda, Troy, IL

Jay Morris and wife Shary, Blairsville, IL

Grandchildren: Nathan Morris, wife Brooke; Natalie Flemming, husband Nick; Lane Moser and Alyssa; Emma Neal, husband Charles; Blair Moser; Ira Logan

Great Grandchildren: Kade Rocca; Cora Morris; Livi Morris; Rosalee Moser, Henry Moser

Sister: MaryAnne Ionni, Hillsborough, NC

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: His parents and Brother Robert Morris

MEMORIALS TO: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The First United Methodist Church, McLeansboro; HARRE FUNERAL HOME, McLeansboro, is in charge of arrangements.

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Harre Funeral Home
310 West Randolph
McLeansboro, IL 62859
(618) 643-2011
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