Roy T. Morris
RONCEVERTE [ndash] Roy T. Morris, 94, of Ronceverte passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at his residence with family by his side.
He was born April 5, 1925 in Ronceverte, the son of the late Moffett E. and Maude Lightner Morris.
Roy was a WWII Navy veteran for 3 years with the rank of Coxswain. He served in Africa, Sicily, Italy and through the Suez Canal to Australia to the South Pacific.
He was a life member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Roy had worked at Martin & Jones Hardware in Ronceverte, 10 years with the C & O Railroad and retired after 33 years of service with U. S. Post Office.
He spent 17 years as Fire Chief with the Ronceverte Fire Department. Roy was a Master Mason of Monroe Lodge #77, a 32ยบ Scottish Rite Mason and a member of Beni Kedum Shrine in Charleston and also, a member of Greenbrier Valley Shrine Club. He was an avid WVU fan.
Preceding him in death other than his parents, was his wife Sarah Coffman Morris on January 1, 2020; son Ernest; brothers Earl "Rusty" Morris, George "Mutt" Morris and his sister Mildred Williams.
Surviving are his children; Alan Morris (Karen) of Lewisburg, Brenda K. Austin (Shawn) of Huntersville, NC. and Angie Morris (Sam Massie) of Ronceverte; brother Donald Morris of Roanoke, VA.; sister Dorothy Byers of Alexandria, VA.; grandchildren Tiffany Steele (Chris) of Lewisburg and Ethan Morris (Lauren) of Lewisburg; great grandchildren Rhylee Steele, Izaak and Elijah Morris; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Roy will be held on Friday January 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte with Pastor Sam Groves officiating. Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Ronceverte with Masonic graveside rites by Monroe Lodge #77.
The family will receive family and friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday January 16, 2020 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to HospiceCare, Inc. 1265 Maplewood Ave., Lewisburg, WV 24901
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com
Published on January 15, 2020

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