Donald Morris

Donald Eugene Morris, 75, of Newberry, went to his heavenly home on May 7, 2011.

Born June 29, 1935 in Newberry, he was a son of the late Samuel Walter and Helen Franklin Morris. He served in the SC National Guard, was a Newberry County Deputy and was on Newberry City Council. When Donald retired, he was owner-operator of West End Quick Stop & Laundry Mat and West End Pawn Shop. He was a member of Mayer Memorial Lutheran Church where he served on the church council and several committees.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Belle B. Morris; daughters Rynn (Kem) Kinard and Jill (Donnie) Shealy, Grandchildren; Alan Kinard, Niki (Jose) Fellers, Stephanie (Allen) Acord and Eric (Angelica) Shealy. A granddaughter, Brooke Kinard predeceased Donald. He is also survived by great-grandchildren; Addison, Will, Isaac, Connor, and Kylie. He is also survived by brothers, Charles (Nancy) Morris, Billy (Edith) Morris, Wayne (Debra) Morris and a number of special nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at Mayer Memorial Lutheran Church, by the Rev. Dr. Mary Havens and the Rev. Dr. Robert McCollum. Burial will follow in the Rosemont Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, May 9th from 5:30 until 7:00 PM at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Mayer Memorial Lutheran Church, 1307 Drayton Street, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pall bearers: Yancy Floyd, Nick Morris, Ed Kyzer, Johnnie Dickert, Butch Price and Milton Shealy.

A special thanks to Dr. Thomas Bradberry and the team of Home Health Nurses for their care and concern.

A memorial message may be written to the family by clicking the "Add Condolence" link below.

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#20 sheila nelson 2011-05-26 18:37
we are so sadden to hear of mr.morris pssing we will always remember how soft spoken he was and how generous he and mrs.morris was to all.RIP....MR.M ORRIS from the NELSON&CLAMP family...
#19 Betty Willyerd 2011-05-10 08:00
May your memories bring you comfort as you are surrounded by the love & prayers of many!
#18 Rick &Marlene Morris 2011-05-09 22:36
Ms. Belle and family, Sorry to hear of Donald's passing. May God comfort you all during this time.
#17 Mark & Missy Hipp 2011-05-09 17:45
Mr. Billy & Mrs. Edith-so sorry to hear about Mr. Donald-you are in our thoughts & prayers
#16 Vicki Mays 2011-05-09 14:48
My thoughts and prayers are with you all! May you find comfort in memories, friends, family and God.
#15 Helen Griffin 2011-05-09 13:45
I'm very sorry for your loss.
#14 Donna Shealy 2011-05-09 12:29
Please know that I am praying for your family during your loss.
#13 Sharon Riley McCollum 2011-05-09 10:43
Jill, Rynn and Ms. Belle: My prayers and thoughts are that God will provide comfort and strength to the whole family.

Love you all!
Sharon Riley McCollum
#12 Dean Cotney 2011-05-09 10:42
Ms.Belle, Rynn ,Kem, Jill, Donnie
Sorry to her about Donald, i have fond memories of us on wednesdays playing golf somewhere every week, he was a pleasure and great guy ! May the Lord bless all of you and I will keep you in my prayers.
#11 Donna Whitsel Price 2011-05-09 09:31
I am so sorry to hear of Donald's passing. May God bring you strength and comfort during this difficult time.
#10 Mary Helen Stuhr 2011-05-09 09:25
Belle and family, please except my sincere condolences for your loss....take comfort in knowing Mr. Donald is at home now in no pain or discomfort and will watch over you all ALWAYS! God Bless and keep you all.
#9 Johnny Nichols 2011-05-09 07:32
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God give you peace that surpasses all understanding.
#8 Lee Turner 2011-05-08 20:29
Donald was one of the many Good men to come out of the West End Community and they are getting away fast. My sympathy is extended to you all. There won't be people like these again.
#7 Rhonda Hamilton 2011-05-08 19:56
So sorry to hear about Mr. Morris he was always such a nice man.
#6 the bonds family 2011-05-08 19:11
We are so sorry for your lose your family is in our prayers.
#5 Sheriff Lee Foster 2011-05-08 16:35
Our family extends you our deepest sympathy on the passing of Mr. Donald. While his body is at rest may the many fond memories of his life and accomplishments keep him in your hearts. Lee, Carol, Joseph and Amelia
#4 Cathy Shealy 2011-05-08 10:50
We are truly blessed to have known Donald. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God's grace give you peace and comfort.
Cathy & Frankie Shealy & Family
#3 Judy and Melvin Bail 2011-05-08 08:26
Belle, you are in our thoughts and prayers. May wonderful,lovin g memories sustain and give you peace in the weeks and months ahead.

Love, Judy and Melvin Bailey
#2 Janice&Mark Skalicky 2011-05-07 16:13
Ms. Belle, Rynn, Kem, Jill, Donnie & Families,
We are so sorry to hear about Mr. Donald. I know he will greatly missed by all. Keep those "Precious Memories" in your heart. Wrapped in each Memory is the Love that you shared and Love Lives Forever. You are in our Thoughts and Prayers.
We Love ya'll, Janice & Mark Skalicky & Family and Helen Rister.
#1 Willie/Marie Johnson 2011-05-07 13:08
Sorry to hear of Donalds passing. Our deepest sympathy to the family.

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