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NEWPORT NEWS - Francis Michael Morris, Born in Durham North Carolina 20 August, 1932 passed away peacefully on August 5, 2014. His parents were Dalton Parker Morris and Annie Vellon Williford Morris. He was preceded in death by his wife Elinor Ruth Lassiter Morris. He is survived by his daughter Penny Lou Morris and his sons, Kevin Michael Morris, Russell "Mark" Morris, Jason Parker Morris and Daniel Cameron Morris. His five grandsons, Benjamin Dalton Morris, Max B. Morris, Nicolas W. Morris, Freyja Morris and Daniel Cameron Morris ll. His sisters, Patricia Morris Kersey and Loretta Morris Langston. Mike served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War as a Seagoing Marine aboard the USS Midway and is a life member of the United States Seagoing Marine Association and a member of the Marine Corps League, Yorktown, detachment. He attended Newport News HS and the University of South Carolina. He spent his earlier working years with Newport News Shipyard and then as a Defense Contractor in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Bath, Maine, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Saudi Arabia and Maryland. He was a past member of the Rotary Club in Bath, Maine as well as past County Chairman Sagadahoc County Republican party and Member of the Woolwich, Maine Town Planning Board. Burial will be at the Albert G. Horton Veterans Cemetery.
Published in Daily Press on Aug. 13, 2014
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