AUBURN- Ronald Paul Morrison, 69, of Auburn, died at 6:50 pm, Monday, November 11, 2013 at Auburn Nursing Home. He was born December 30, 1943 in Mattoon, to Paul and Emma Elliott Morrison. He married Jane Wallace Strader on July 17, 1998 and she survives.
Also surviving are one son, Ernie Morrison of Auburn; four step-children, Michael (Kayla) Strader, David (Lacy) Strader, Tiffany (Brian) Stewart and Alysha (Bryan) Parsons; three grandchildren, Guardian and Payton Strader and Isabella Stewart.
His parents preceded him in death.
Ronald was a United States Marine Corps Veteran. He was past Post Commander of VFW Post 3219 in Litchfield and a member of the American Legion. He was an avid poker player and fisherman.
He was a resident of Auburn for eight years and formerly lived in Decatur and Riverton. He was a Welder for ADM.
Visitation: 11am – 1 pm, Friday, November 15, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1 pm, Friday, November 15, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Monsignor Thomas Holinga officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the United States Marine Corps and Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project.
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