Alvin “Eight Ball” E. Morris, 84, of Paden City, WV died Monday, September 28, 2020 while at Reynolds Memorial Hospital.
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Alvin was born January 29, 1936 in Dean, Wetzel County, WV; son of the late Okey Amos and Mary Margaret (Morris) Morris.
He was a retired employee of the former Ormet, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean War, enjoyed yodeling, telling jokes and going to church, member of the Duffy VFW and American Legion Marne Post #28 and member of the Steelton Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Carl Morris.
Surviving are his wife of sixty-one years, Hazel Morris; son, Holden Morris of Pittsburgh, PA; daughter, Jean Ann Morris of Paden City, WV; seven grandchildren, Josh Morris, Shae Morris, Seronne Morris, Seth Morris, Mika Morris, Gavin Morris and Grayson Morris and several great grandchildren.
Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home in Paden City, where services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Burial to follow in Northview Cemetery in New Martinsville with the Honor Guard conducting graveside services.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Alvin’s name, to the Paden City Flag Fund, WesBanco, 101 S 4th Ave., Paden City, WV 26159.