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Richard Dick S. Morrison


1946 - 2017
Richard Dick S. Morrison Obituary
Richard "Dick" S. Morrison

Bothell, WA ~ Richard S. Morrison, beloved husband and father died May 24, 2017 after a short illness. Dick was born December 1,

1946 to H. K. Morrison and Eleanor Morrison in AZ where Dick's father was stationed with the Army Air Corp. The family later moved to San Angelo, TX where Dick's father served at Goodfellow AFB and Eleanor became owner of children's clothing store. Dick enjoyed being a member of the Boy Scouts and Key Club while in San Angelo. After graduating from Central High School, he attended San Angelo College and later joined the Army. He was stationed in Germany. After discharge from the Army, he moved to Eugene, OR where he met his wife Barbara. They had one son, Michael and later moved to Bothell, WA where a daughter, Kelly, was born. Dick was an inspiration to his children with his love of learning and interests in nature, science and sports, to name a few. Dick worked in auto part sales for 24 years before retiring in 2011.

During retirement, Dick was very active in the First Legislative Democratic party and received the Chairs Award in 2015. He had a natural curiosity about many topics, was an avid reader and gourmet cook. He was very handy around the house, could fix anything and built beautiful raised flower beds for the home in Bothell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, H. K. and Eleanor Morrison. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; son, Michael; daughter, Kelly; sisters, Nancy Carefoot and Susan Morrison; Uncle Louis Morrison, many cousins and countless friends.

Dick had the best sense of humor and really enjoyed making people laugh. He will be forever missed and will always remain in our hearts.

Celebration of Life: Saturday, June 10 at 11:00 am at the Lake

Forest Park Presbyterian Church

in Lake Forest Park, WA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Dick's memory to the Lake Forest Park Presbyterian Church or the Democratic Party.

Please sign Dick's online Guestbook at www.Legacy.com.
Published in The Seattle Times on June 4, 2017
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