Ryan Funeral Home
Comforting Central Virginia Families Since 1964
Daniel Morris, Jr., 81, of Ruckersville passed away
peacefully at the University of Virginia Medical
Center on March 6, 2008.
He was born on November 2, 1926 in Greene County. He
was the son of the late David Daniel Morris, Sr. and
Bertha Silena Morris.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death
by two brothers, Edward Morris and Clayburn Morris;
three sisters, Lillian Knight, Thelma Mundie and
David is survived by his beloved wife of 24 years,
Grace Patterson Morris of Ruckersville, Virginia ; two
sons, Calvin Morris and his wife, Elaine Morris of
Hagerstown, Maryland, Rodney Morris of Farmville,
Virginia; one daughter, Regina Morris Davis and her
husband, Bob of Crofton, Maryland; one sister, Marie
Pope and her husband, Burrell of Wenatchee,
Washington; four grandchildren, Jody Morris, Jeremy
Morris, Jason Morris, Casey Morris; five great
grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other family
members and dear friends.
David proudly served his country in the United States
Army. He retired in 1989 from FSTC of Charlottesville,
Virginia after 20 years of service. Before working for
FSTC, he was employed by Sperry/New Holland in
Belleville, Pennsylvania and Charlottesville,
He took great pride in gardening and lawn care. He had
a deep appreciation of nature and animals, especially
Purple Martin birds. David enjoyed family
gatherings and often took interest in helping anyone
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M.
Sunday, March 9, 2008 at the Ryan Funeral Home.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday,
March 10, 2008 at Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. David
Allison and Rev. James Jinks officiating. Following
the service, the family will hold a reception at
Nortonsville Church of God.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Greene County Rescue Squad, PO Box 302, Stanardsville,
Virginia 22973 or Hospice of the Piedmont, 2200 Old
Ivy Road Suite 200, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903.
Ryan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Spotswood Trail, P.O. Box 274,
Ruckersville, VA 22968
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