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Leroy Melferd Morris

August 9, 1934 — December 4, 2020

Leroy Melferd Morris, 86, of Ruckersville, Virginia passed away Friday, December 4, 2020.

He was born August 9, 1934 in Charlottesville, VA, son of the late Ralph Morris and Lottie Shifflett Morris and the aunt and uncle who raised him, Russell Guy Morris and Zelia Gentry Morris.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Joyce Odell Haney Morris; sister, Shirley Bangs; and grandson, Gary Snow.

Leroy is survived by his daughters, Rae Snow and her husband, Larry, Marilyn Garth and her husband, Horace, Karen Knight and her husband, Bobby; brother, Wayne Morris; sister, Deloris Morris; grandchildren, Lisa Deane, Nathan Knight, Ashley Updike, Ashby Garth; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and many other family members and friends.

Leroy was a member of Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren and retired from Sperry Marine after many years of service.

Services and interment were held privately at Holly Memorial Gardens.

An online guestbook is available at www.ryanfuneral.com

Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville was in charge of arrangements.

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Friday, December 11, 2020

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Saturday, December 12, 2020

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