Paul Maxie Morris, 82, of Carolina, passed away Wednesday (Feb. 21, 2018) at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. Paul was born March 12, 1935, son of the late Earl and Josephine Hunt Morris.
Paul retired from the Owens Illinois Glass Plant, was previously employed by Mountain State Auto Auction, and enjoyed selling insurance. He was a veteran of the United States Marines and member of the Fairmont V.F.W. He was a member of the Trinity Assembly of God Church in White Hall. Paul also enjoyed attending his grandson Joshua's sporting and band events, and loved his pets.
Paul is survived by his wife, Zelda Morris; daughter, Ava Beatty and husband Jeff of Morgantown; a grandson, Joshua Beatty and longtime girlfriend Isabel Raese of West Palm Beach, Florida; three brothers, Gene Morris and wife Mary Jo of Enterprise, Jeffrey Wayne Morris and wife Ester of Rivesville and Robert Morris and wife Paulette of Idamay.
Paul enjoyed the visiting and company of many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Paul is preceded in death by his first wife, Agnes Greynolds Morris; and three sisters, Ruth Keener, Kathleen Rumer and Leatrice Morris.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Monday and from 1-8 p.m. Tuesday at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Avenue in Fairmont. Paul will lie in state from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Assembly of God in White Hall. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the church with Pastor Richard Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Shinnston Memorial Cemetery in Shinnston with full military rights conducted by the Marion County Honor Guard at graveside. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on February 23, 2018