Donald “Don” Leroy Morris, 82, of New Martinsville, WV passed Tuesday, March 23, 2021 while surrounded by his family.
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Don was born August 24, 1938 in New Martinsville, WV; son of the late Jess Morris and Annabell Longwell Morris Shook.
Preceded him in death, in addition to his parents, were his step-father, Harold Shook and brother, Jack Morris.
Graduated Magnolia High School in 1956, served in the U.S. Navy from 1956-1962, retired from Verizon/ Bell Atlantic after thirty-six years. Don was a lifetime member of New Martinsville Moose Lodge #931 and the Telephone Pioneers. He loved golfing with his buddies. Don enjoyed bowling and spent many days on the golf course, even shooting his age on his 76th birthday. He loved attending his children and grandchildrens sporting events.
In August 10, 1962 he married the love of his life, Floy (Tennant) Morris other survivors include his three children, Shelley (Mike) Summerson of Simpsonville, SC, Todd (Sandra) Morris of Dauphin Island, AL and Traci (Dan) Hogan of Simpsonville, SC; nine grandchildren, Laura Mae Seavy, Jeffrey Luke Seavy (Ann), Daniel Ross Seavy (Kaitlyn), Jared Donald Seavy (Maddie), Sarah Morris, Katie Morris, Max Hogan, Lacie Summerson and Laiken Summerson; cousin, Nettie (Don) Mason.
There will be a memorial service at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the New Martinsville United Methodist Church. Honor Guard will conduct service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made, in Don’s name, to the New Martinsville United Methodist Church, 10 Howard Jeffers Drive, New Martinsville, WV 26155.