James Morris

James Russell Morris, 72, of Hallstead, was reunited with the love of his life, Sandy on October 27, 2012. She predeceased him on October 11, 2005.

Russ is survived by his children, James Robert Morris and James Michalowski, and Charles and Bobbi Morris; two grandchildren, Hailey and Zach Morris; a brother, Kenneth; three sisters, Janet, Nancy, and Carol; and several nieces and nephews.

Russ was a proud veteran serving as a Lt. Cpl. with the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of the American Legion Post #357, formerly a Mason with the Bluestone Lodge, and the Ohio Ridge Riders Snowmobile Club. He was a Blue Ridge Triplets football and Little League baseball coach. He loved to golf and was a member of Ford Hill Country Club and Golden Oak Golf Club. Russ was a former Town Constable of New Milford. He retired from Mirabito Fuel Group in 2006. He was formerly employed with International Paper (GAF) and Agway Petroleum.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at the New Milford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion #357, P.O. Box 429, Hallstead, PA 18822.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Inc.

Published in Susquehanna County Independent from Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2012