Ronald Lee Morris,65 of Leland passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2011.
He was born in Rochester, PA on August 21, 1946. His parents were the late Thomas Morris and Mary Kosto Morris.
Ron was a proud Vietnam veteran serving in the US Army and was a member of the VFW Manley Reece Post #2573. He worked at General Electric and later with Mundy Contractors as a pipe fitter until his retirement. Ron was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many. He will always be remembered as a kind and generous free spirited man.
He is survived by children, Ronald Lowe of PA, and Teresa Burk of Ohio; sisters, Joan Cox, of New Mexico, Diana Edwards of Wilmington, NC, Kathy Freeman and Nancy Walters of Alabama; eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and his beloved canine companion “Tucker”.
The family will see friends at 6 pm Saturday, December 17, 2011 followed by a Celebration of Life ceremony beginning at 7 pm at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Burial will be 12 noon Monday at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, NC.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Brunswick County Animal Shelter or Paws Place Dog Rescue, Leland.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099