Ray Patterson Morris, 88, of Springfield, passed from this life on Wednesday August 14, 2019 at The Waters of Robertson. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday August 17th at 4:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Brother Isaac Bourne officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Caleb Starks, Trent Hand, Vince Hand, Jeremy Rogers, Jarret Reed, Holden Reed, Isaac Bourne, and Ryan Morris serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Morris was born December 2, 1930 in Springfield to the late Ham Patterson and Mary Isabelle Frey Morris. He was veteran of the U.S. Marines, having served during the Korean Conflict, and was a member of Center Point Baptist Church. Mr. Morris was a retired farmer and was also a retired Garden Center technician with Wal-Mart. He loved growing flowers, especially roses, fishing, finding and collecting arrow heads, and his cattle. For many years, he helped Fed Metcalf bar-b-q each week.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Rebecca Louise Wilson Morris, by his grandson: Chris Stroud, and by his siblings: Ralph Morris, Billy Morris, Imogene Belt, and Julia Jones. Mr. Morris is survived by his sons: Ray Patterson (Donna) Morris, Jr., of Goodlettsville, John David (Sheila Hollis) Morris of Cedar Hill, by his daughters: Cathy Jane (Ken) Stroud of Springfield, Mary Beth (Ray) Garrison of Clarksville, and Patti Rae (Mark) Bourne of Adams, by his brother: Jimmy Lee Morris of Springfield, by his sisters: Linda Ruth Robertson of Cedar Hill, and Sandra Stranger of Russellville, KY, by 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project
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