Garry Allan Morris, 67, of Fairmont, passed away on Saturday (April 9, 2016) at the Genesis Fairmont Campus Tygart Center.
Garry was born in Fairmont on Aug. 22, 1948, a son of Norene Rose Eddy Morris and the late Cecil Harold Morris.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Cheryl Lynne Jarrett Morris.
Garry was a 1966 graduate of Rivesville High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as a Specialist 4 with the 71st Aviation Company from 1968 until 1970. He retired from the Consolidation Coal Company Arkwright Mine with 27 years of service and was a member of the UMWA. Garry enjoyed the outdoors, landscaping, gardening, hunting and going to his camp in St. George. He also enjoyed watching western movies and reloading his ammo.
In addition to his wife and mother, Mr. Morris is survived by his two daughters, Lori Brotosky and her husband Shane of Fairmont and Allison Morris of Fairmont; his granddaughter, Elizabeth Sierra Brotosky of Fairmont; his brother, Randy Morris and his wife Jane of McCurdysville; his sister, Terry Miller of McCurdysville; his aunts, Aldene Satterfield of Hagans Community and Josephine Greco of Florida; his uncle, Franklin Edsil Eddy of North Carolina; a brother in law, Randy Jarrett of Fairmont; as well as several nephews and their spouses.
The family requests memorial contributions be made in Garry's memory to the Shepherd Love Food Pantry, PO Box 676, Rivesville, WV 26588.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont, WV 26554. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Stanley Merrifield officiating. A committal service will follow at Clermont Cemetery in White Hall.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on April 10, 2016