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In Memory of

Clarence B. Morris

November 26, 1923 - December 15, 2013

Obituary


MORRIS, Clarence B, Jr., "C.B.", of Bon Air, born November 26, 1923, in Lynchburg, Va., died Sunday, December 15, 2013. He was a graduate of E.C. Glass High School and Lynchburg College. After serving in the U.S. Army Air Force Division, he graduated from the University of Richmond with a Master's degree in Humanity. Survivors include his wife, Margaret G. "Meg" Morris; his daughter, Peggy Morris Coulson and her husband, Chip; his son, Bill Morris and his wife, Travis Powell; three grandchildren, Heather Haddock and her husband Chris, Christopher B. Morris, and Nicholas A. Morris...

MORRIS, Clarence B, Jr., "C.B.", of Bon Air, born November 26, 1923, in Lynchburg, Va., died Sunday, December 15, 2013. He was a graduate of E.C. Glass High School and Lynchburg College. After serving in the U.S. Army Air Force Division, he graduated from the University of Richmond with a Master's degree in Humanity. Survivors include his wife, Margaret G. "Meg" Morris; his daughter, Peggy Morris Coulson and her husband, Chip; his son, Bill Morris and his wife, Travis Powell; three grandchildren, Heather Haddock and her husband Chris, Christopher B. Morris, and Nicholas A. Morris and his wife, Kristen; and three great-grandchildren, Logan Haddock, Ryan Moore, and Maddox Morris. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jean Haas Morris; and his son, Richard E. Morris.

C.B. enjoyed a 42 year career as a manager in accounting and programming for C&P Telephone Co. Mr. Morris was a member of the Pioneer's Club. He was a founding member of the Bon Air Community Association and Bon Air United Methodist Church. C.B. was also an election poll foreman and was an Elder Homes volunteer, as well as many other volunteer organizations. He was a Bon Air resident for over 60 years who loved his family and Sunday lunches. He was admired by all and he taught by example. C.B. loved playing tennis with his best friend, George Wilbur and quality time spent with George and Laura Lennox. His participation in the lives of his children and grandchildren was loving and commendable. He was the first to be at the swim meet or athletic game they were participating in no matter how far he had to travel. Always there to cheer them on.

His remains rest at the Huguenot Chapel of Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Road, where the family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Bon Air United Methodist Church, 1645 Buford Road with interment immediately to follow at Westhampton Memorial Park. Following the interment, the family will receive friends at the Morris residence. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bon Air United Methodist Church. Online condolences to WoodyFuneralHome.com.