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James Richard “Dick” Morris, Sr.

• Jan 28, 2019 at 3:47 PM

James Richard “Dick” Morris, Sr. passed away January 26, 2019 at the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tennessee.

He was born in Western Pennsylvania on September 4, 1931 to John Morris and Stella Mae (Fox) Morris. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters: Ida Mae Baker, Helen McGinnis, Margaret Kessler, Ruth Love, Viola Morris and brothers William Morris, Charles Morris and Ronald Morris.

He is survived by his wife Eleanor (Miller) Morris, sons Dick Morris, Jr. and Scott Morris, grandchildren Karrie Morris, Jennifer (Kyle) Riederer, Chris (Carol) Morris, great-grandson Silas Riederer, sisters Dorothy Boggs, Lois Clark, Donna Porterfield, and brothers Jack Morris, Robert Morris and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Dick worked in the printing department of West Penn Power Company in Greensburg, PA where he retired after 36 years. After retirement he worked as a porter for Tennessee Motors and Ramey Ford in Johnson City. He volunteered at Johnson City Medical Center in the gift shop.

He was a member of Boones Creek Christian Church in Gray and longtime member of the Homebuilders Class.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be given to the Boones Creek Christian Church Scholarship Fund. Visitation and service will be at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home and Crematory 418 W. College St., Jonesborough, TN 37659.

Friends will be received on Thursday, January 31, from 1-2:30 PM with service to follow with David Clark, Minister, officiating with interment to follow at Boones Creek Christian Church Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the Morris family online at www.dillow-taylor.com. 

Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821

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