Donald Morris

Donald Leroy "Don" Morris

Wednesday, August 24th, 1938 - Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
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Obituary

Donald “Don” Leroy Morris, 82, of New Martinsville, WV passed Tuesday, March 23, 2021 while surrounded by his family.

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.
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    Saturday, March 27th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 27th, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    New Martinsville United Methodist Church
    Address
    10 Howard Jeffers Dr
    NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV 26155
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Don DeMott

Posted at 10:55am
Shelley & Family - Sorry about your Dad's passing. I'm thinking of you. "Don't be sad that it's over. Smile because it happened."
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Posted at 09:39pm
Sending lots of love. We are thinking about you all and wanted to do something to help honor your father. Gary, Nathalie, Andrew & Nicolas Smith
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Dena, Jim, Kim, Krissy, and Garrett

Posted at 09:42am
Our sincerest condolences to our FRIEND and the family! Sending our love and prayers!
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Dena Chatfield

Posted at 09:09am
Though I unfortunately never got to meet him I know how much Traci adored him! My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. May you find peace in knowing that he is now fully healed and playing golf on the most perfect of greens! God bless you all!

Love,
Dena Chatfield
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