David J. Morris Jr.
1947 - 2021
Thomas P. Mooney Funeral Home
11 Elm Street
Nassau, NY
Morris, David J. Jr. NASSAU David Joseph Morris Jr., also known by his handle "Saddle-Tramp", passed away peacefully at his home the morning of February 26, 2021. David was born on May 7, 1947, to David and Vera Morris. He was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy Jean Morris; and second wife, Sandra Goff; and is survived by his sisters, Joan (William) Malone, Janet (Shorty) Kolb; and brothers, James (Noreen) Morris, Robert (Chrissy) Morris; daughter, Kelly (Jeffery) Nusbaum; and sons, David Joseph Morris III and Kerrie Morris. He is also survived by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren: grandson, Jeffery (Alissa) Trossbach; great-grand daughter, Cali; granddaughter, Jody (Kyle) Bulson; great-grandchildren, Foster and Ella; grandson, Justin Nusbaum; granddaughter, Johanna Nusbaum; granddaughter, Jalynne Morris; and granddaughter, Delana Morris. He never really retired, driving was what he loved most, he was an owner-operator his entire life and took pride in each truck he owned and the amount of miles logged over the years. His stories of life on the road were never ending and he took some thrill in being a little bit of an "outlaw". He was widely known as a person you weren't to mess with and if you dared even to look at his children wrong you would feel the wrath. He loved his family fiercely. He mellowed over the years though, so the grandchildren and great-grandchildren never saw that wild side but his legacy lives on through the ones who knew him well. He was an East Schodack volunteer fire-fighter, a lifetime member of the Nassau Sportsman Club and a member of the Stephentown Rod and Gun Club, and an avid Republican and gun rights advocate. He and Sandra would shoot trap and skeet most weekends and they enjoyed fishing together; they also really enjoyed driving around to see family on the weekend, just "checking in" as he would say. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Thomas P. Mooney Funeral Home, 11 Elm St. in Nassau on Tuesday evening from 4 - 7 p.m. Funeral service will be private due to COVID-19 capacity restrictions. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Avenue, Menands, NY 12204. Online condolences may be offered at Mooneyfuneralhome.com

Published by Albany Times Union on Feb. 28, 2021.
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Calling hours
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Thomas P. Mooney Funeral Home
11 Elm Street P.O. Box 490, Nassau, NY
Calling hours
4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Thomas P. Mooney Funeral Home LLC
11 Elm Street, Nassau, NY
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Shocked! Din´t know he was sick.will miss him stopping at the barn.Happy trails .
marty Beberwyk
March 4, 2021
Kelly, Joey, and Kerrie my thoughts are with you.
Christina Kolb Sullivan
March 2, 2021
Dave will be greatly missed. Our deepest sympathies. Hugs to you all.
Tom & Sandi MacCormack
March 2, 2021
Kelly, Joe and Kerry. I'm very sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Your in my daily prayers.
Gloria Macri
February 28, 2021
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