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Raymond C. Morris

March 5, 1927 ~ September 27, 2021 (age 94)

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Raymond C. Morris, 94, of Ford, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021.  He was born in Dinwiddie, Virginia on March 5, 1927 to the late William Henry Morris Sr. and Hattie Menitree Morris. He worked for Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company where he was a supervisor for 26.5 years and he was a part owner in R&D auto sales. Mr. Morris was one of the founding fathers of the Dinwiddie Rescue Squad and was a member of the Hopewell Moose Lodge. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Beatrice Morris Mayes, Lillian Morris Moore, William Henry Morris Jr., Margie Morris Ford, and Millie Morris Jernigan. Raymond enjoyed being outdoors and he loved hunting quail, rabbits and deer even though he never got to kill a deer. He enjoyed going to the tractor shop visiting friends, spending time with his family, and watching the westerns. He also enjoyed working with the bird dogs and the beagles and enjoyed slipping food under the table to his three-legged beagle named Tripod.  He is survived by his son, Dwayne Morris (Laura); grandchildren, Meagan Bowles (Brodie), Cody Morris, Cameron Morris, Brittney Chamberlain (Chris), Shanae Cardall (Alex), and Conner Cardall (Emile); great-grandchildren, Aspen Maitland, Porter Chamberlain, Abigail Chamberlain, Kairi Chamberlain, Mason Cardall, and Paisley Cardall; and numerous nieces and nephews..  A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834. The family will receive guests beginning at 1 p.m., an hour prior to the funeral service. Interment will follow at Southlawn Memorial Park, S. Prince George. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Virginia, 2235 Staples Mill Road, Suite 100, Richmond, Virginia 23230. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com. 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
October 4, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Colonial Heights Chapel
2033 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Funeral Service
Monday
October 4, 2021

2:00 PM
E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Colonial Heights Chapel
2033 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Interment following funeral service
Monday
October 4, 2021

Southlawn Memorial Park
1911 Birdsong Road
South Prince George, Virginia 23805

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