HAMPTON - Roy M. Morris "Moose", 79, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014 at his home. He was a native of Albamarle County and had been a resident of Hampton Roads where he and his family settled down. Roy retired as a Nuclear Pipe Fitter for Newport News Shipbuilding after 43 years of service. Roy was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Mary Morris; brothers, Glen, Charles, Elmer, John Morris; and sisters, Florence Pucci and Ruby Potter. Survivors include his wife, Fannie S. Morris; daughter, Tina Lesser (Butch); sons, Michael (Gwen), Melvin Ray, Roy (Tami); sisters, Katie Rutledge, Mary Ann Shackleford, Helen Radcliff, Marie Buckner; grandchildren, Rachael, Christopher, Crystal, Sierra, Matthew, Meagan, Nick, Elijah; great-grandchildren, Emma, Cheyenne, Matthew, Brendan, Cohen; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3 at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Monday, Aug. 4 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial to follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. Pop, you will be loved and missed by all.
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Published in Daily Press on Aug. 2, 2014