Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home

703 Maryland Ave, Shenandoah, VA


Benjamin Franklin Morris

27 December , 192929 April , 2019

Benjamin Franklin Morris, 89, of Shenandoah, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019 at Journey’s Crossing in Elkton.

He was born on December 27, 1929 in Shenandoah and was the son of the late Hedley B. and Mamie C. Judd Morris.

On October 1, 1955 he married Virginia Ferrell Morris, who preceded him in death, as well as his grandson, Christopher L. Shifflett.

Ben is survived by a daughter, Vickie Shifflett and son-in-law, Bret; a grandson, Michael Shifflett and companion, Adrienne Herring; a sister Virginia Foltz; numerous nieces and nephews; and his extended family at Journey’s Crossing in Elkton where he had resided since November 2014.

Ben was a United States Army veteran and retired from Walker Manufacturing. He was a life member of Shenandoah Volunteer Fire Company and Shenandoah Volunteer Rescue Squad.

He was also preceded in death by his brothers, John, Harold, Gary, Louis and Leroy Morris; his sisters, Gladys Comer, Elsie Housden and Ruth Rodgers.

The family will receive friends 6-8 pm, Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah. Honoring his wishes he will be cremated.

A graveside service will be held 11 am, Friday, May 3, 2019 at Rest Haven Community Cemetery with Pastor Jonathan Lamb officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shenandoah Volunteer Fire Company, 201 Pennsylvania Ave., Shenandoah, VA 22849 or Shenandoah Rescue Squad, 544 4th St., Shenandoah, VA 22849.

Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah is handling arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseykygerfuneralhome.com.


  • Shenandoah Volunteer Fire Company
  • Shenandoah Rescue Squad


  • Visitation Thursday, 2 May , 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, 3 May , 2019


Benjamin Franklin Morris

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Sandra Breeden

13 May 2019

So sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort now and the days to come. God Bless.

Arthur Miller

2 May 2019

I've shared many a cup of coffee from a Styrofoam cup with this man. Morning, noon, and sometimes late night. I will remember his peaceable manner most of all. To be around him was calming. My deepest sympathies to all of Ben's family and friends.