OBITUARY

Teddy Morrison

February 26, 1948January 27, 2015

Teddy James Morrison died suddenly on 27 January, 2015, at his property in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Teddy was born on February 26, 1948, in Alexandria, Louisiana, and grew up at Camp Beauregard, Louisiana. He was active in high school sports at Tioga High School, leading his football team to victory as their quarterback. He was a Vietnam veteran in the Air Force, serving in several assignments overseas. His professional career was in aerospace, where he was instrumental in designing and maintaining communication systems between the ground and manned spacecraft. He served in several locations throughout the US and in Spain before completing his career at the NASA White Sands facility in New Mexico, where his expertise helped establish reliable communications between NASA and the space shuttle. He retired in December 2013, and then moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Even in retirement, he was a consultant on several NASA projects. He was a member of the American Legion, civic and church organizations as well as being passionate about politics, sports and running marathons. Ted was a dedicated church leader and giver and song director.Ted is survived by his wife of 46 years, Edwina Linn (Palmer) Morrison, his daughter Heide Marie (Morrison) and Doug Shanda and his son Edward Shane and Elizabeth Morrison and two grandchildren, Gillian Marie Morrison and Graysen James Morrison to whom he was a very devoted grandfather. Teddy was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil D. and Loree Morrison. His siblings are Rose Marie Cooper, Donald Morrison, and Gary Morrison. Pall bearers are Bobby Hollingsworth, Dale Johnson, Tim Linn, Eddie Palmer, Edward Palmer, and Billy Rhimes. Honorary bearers are David Cooper, Luis Duarte, Scott Gardenhire, Roy Harris, Landy Hinesley and Keith Johnson.Visitation will be held on Friday, January 30, 2015 at First Church of Nazarene, 9955 Old Hammond Hwy. BR, LA. 70816, at 1PM until funeral service at 2:30pm. Interment will follow at Greenoaks Memorial Park. Please visit www.greenoaksfunerals.com to leave condolences.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 30, 2015
  • Funeral Friday, January 30, 2015
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David Coble

March 3, 2015

Dear Linn, Heide, and Shane, We just found out about Teddy's passing. Dave and I would like to extend our deepest sympathy. May you find comfort being surrounded by all your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God bless you all and give you the strength to endure this painful time.
David and Diana Coble Houston, Texas

February 7, 2015

Dearest Linn and family we were so sad to hear about Ted, You are all in our prayers. Our loss is heaven's gain. May God Bless and strengthen you and your family at this difficult time. Love Sylvia and Harry Duran Las Cruces N.M

February 5, 2015

Linn and family,
I just learned of Teddy's passing and was saddened. You are in my prayers during this difficult time.
Cindy Henrich

Caren Gioannini

February 4, 2015

Linn, Doug, Heide and family,

I can only hope the love and kindness Teddy brought to the world is returned to you during this difficult time...bringing you peace and wonderful memories of times cherished with Teddy. You are and will continue to be in my thoughts. With love and sympathy,

Miguel Benavides

February 4, 2015

Dear Heide and Doug,
Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Carmen and Miguel

February 2, 2015

Dear Linn and family, We are so sorry to learn of Teddy's passing. It is with heavy hearts that we send our thoughts and prayers to you, he was a very kind man and will be greatly missed by all. -The Doctors & Staff @ Las Cruces Dental Associates

Jessica Wysong

February 2, 2015

Teddy was definitely well loved and will be deeply missed! He was an amazing individual and we will miss his smile, laugh and sense of humor. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Sharon Dorfman

February 1, 2015

To the Morrison Family,
Peter and I are saddened to hear of Teddy's passing. We are so sorry for your loss. With our deepest sympathy. Sincerely, Sharon and Peter Dorfman

Bill Gardner

January 31, 2015

Even in the worst of times there was always a smile and a kind word from Teddy. He made some pretty good wine too. As with the rest I'll miss him.

Trish Dunagan

January 31, 2015

I'll never forget his smile. It made his eyes sparkle and was always freely given to all. He was my dear friend and I will miss him. You have my heartfelt sympathy. May God bless you and give you strength.