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Leonard James Morris, Sr.

March 26, 1946 June 8, 2019
Leonard James Morris, Sr.
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Obituary for Leonard James Morris, Sr.

Leonard James Morris, Sr. of Dover, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019. He was 73.

Mr. Morris was born in Clayton, Delaware on, March 26, 1946 to the late Leonard John Morris and Sallie Elizabeth Bytheway Morris.

He had a contracting business called D&L drywall, which he did off and on for over 30 years. He then worked for Southern States, working with fertilizers. Mr. Morris spent 35 years as a warehouse employee for PPG in Cheswold, DE. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard

Mr. Morris enjoyed camping, tournaments with his bowling league, watching Colts football and cheering on his favorite NASCAR driver, Richard Petty.

Mr. Morris is survived by his wife of 47 years, Fannie Mae Lee-Morris; three sons, Leonard James Morris Jr, of Brandenburg, KY, Lenny Morris, of Wilmington, DE, and John E. Morris, of Raleigh, NC; brother, Thomas R. Morris, of Felton, DE; six grandchildren, Ashlea, Katelyn, Allie, Kevin, Daniel, and Madison; and great-granddaughter, Caroline.

Funeral services will be held 1PM Thursday, June 13th at 1145 E. Lebanon Rd (Rt 10). Friends may call Wednesday, from 6-8PM.

In lieu of flowers the family asks contributions be made to the Central Mennonite Church, 220 W Denney’s Rd, Dover, DE 19904.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

12

Jun

6:00 PM 6/12/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Torbert Funeral Chapels - Lebanon Road

1145 E. Lebanon Road
Dover, DE 19901

Torbert Funeral Chapels - Lebanon Road
1145 E. Lebanon Road Dover 19901 DE
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

13

Jun

1:00 PM 6/13/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 6/13/2019 2:00:00 PM
Torbert Funeral Chapels - Lebanon Road

1145 E. Lebanon Road
Dover, DE 19901

Torbert Funeral Chapels - Lebanon Road
1145 E. Lebanon Road Dover 19901 DE
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sharon Hills Memorial Park Final Resting Place

2928 Sharon Hill Road
Dover, DE 19904

2928 Sharon Hill Road Dover 19904 DE
United States

Memorial Contribution

Central Mennonite Church

220 W.Denneys Road
Dover, DE 19904
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