Marvin Donald Morris
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Marvin Donald Morris, 83, of Evansville, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Don was born April 27, 1930, in Evansville the son of Ray and Maryetta (Lusk) Morris. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean Conflict. Don was a lifetime member of VFW Post #1114 and operated the Evansville Coliseum for the VFW for many years. Don owned and operated Stylemaster Decorators Upholstery and Refinishing Business until his retirement in 1992. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed boating and was a member of the Evansville Yacht Club. But most of all, Don loved attending all his grandchildren's sporting events with his late wife, Sharon, never missing a single one. He was a devoted husband, father, father-in-law, papaw and great-papaw.
He is survived by daughter, Donna Jones (Rick), of Evansville; sons, Mark Morris (Susie), of Newburgh and Scott Morris (Stephanie), of Evansville; sister, Janet Carver, of Indianapolis, Ind.; grandchildren, Corey Morris (Krista), Joshua Morris (Ashley) and Brandi O'Donnell (Collin); and great-grandsons, Liam O'Donnell and Graham Morris, expected in January 2014.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 61 years, Sharon (Lauber) Morris, in March 2013; and siblings, Wanda Schlageter and Melvin, Richard and Robert Morris.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 28, 2013, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery where the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club will perform full military rites.
Friends may call from 4 until 7 p.m. Friday, September 27, 2013 at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel and again from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Gentiva VistaCare Hospice, 323 Metro Ave., Evansville, IN 47715.
Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net
Boone Funeral Home - Evansville
5330 Washington Avenue Evansville, IN 47715
Published in Courier Press on Sept. 26, 2013