Fred Thomas Morris
March 8, 1933 - May 3, 2021
Fred Thomas Morris, 88, of Dyke, Virginia, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021.
Thomas was born on March 8, 1933, in Greene County, son of the late Fred L. Morris and Gertrude Shifflett Morris. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ora Elizabeth Foster Morris; siblings, Landon Lee Morris, Donnie Wayne Morris, Hazel Marie Clark, Delores Maxine Morris, and Theodore "Ted" Morris; and son-in-law, John William Sparks Jr.
Thomas is survived by his daughter, Linda Ann Sparks of Barboursville, Va.; son, Alvin Wade Morris (Mary) of Dyke, Va.; siblings, Ruby Faye Williams, Betty Jean Morris (Tommy), Gary James Morris (Carolyn) and Leon Wesley Morris (Jean); grandchildren, Lori Fisher (Josh) and Kevin Morris (Michelle); and great-grandchildren, Pearson Cole Fisher and Ava Brooke Fisher.
He is also survived by some special friends, Juanita Martin, Barbara Mouberry, Linda Reece, Linda Farish, Teresa Dunnivan and Lilly Batten; and his best friend in the whole wide world his cat, Tiger.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Shelviajean Allen, Dr. Andrew McFarland, Debbie Rowe, David Yoder, Jimmy Morris, Betty (sister) and Tommy Morris.
Thomas retired from Blue Ridge School after many years of service and attended Evergreen Church of the Brethren.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Thomas's home, 347 Mt. Olivet Road, Dyke, VA 22935, with the Rev. C.C. Kurtz and Brian Robinson officiating. A private interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Thomas's home one hour prior to the service.
An online guestbook is available at www.ryanfuneral.com
. Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of arrangements.
Ryan Funeral Home
12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, VA 22968
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Published by Daily Progress on May 12, 2021.