Alfred Edison Morris
August 1, 1932 – June 9, 2018
Alfred Edison Morris, Sr., 85, passed away peacefully at home on June 9, 2018. A native of Wilson County, Alfred was born on August 1, 1932 in Rock Ridge, NC to the late George Robert and Neta Winborne Morris. He served his country proudly for 4 years in the US Air Force. Following his service, he became a Raleigh Police officer where he served 34 years, retiring in 1983. He was an avid sportsman and loved fishing, baseball, and hunting. Above all else he loved his family.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:30pm, at Pinecrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 11-12 at McLaurin Funeral Home, 12830 US 70 Bus. HWY W, Clayton, NC 27520.
Alfred is survived by his wife Dorothy Blake Morris; daughter, Carol Lasitter, of Rolesville; son, Alfred Edison Morris, Jr. and wife, Kim, of Morehead City; grandchildren, Lauren Morris McNeill and husband, Allen and Alfred Edison Morris, III; great grandson, Grayson Allen McNeill; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, Alfred was preceded in death by 8 brothers and 3 sisters, and son in law, Andrew Lasitter.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Millbrook United Methodist Church, 1712 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27609.
- Dorothy Blake Morris, Wife
- Carol Lasitter, Daughter
- Alfred Edison Morris, Jr., Son
- Kim Morris, Daughter-in-law
- Lauren Morris McNeill and husband Allen, Granddaughter
- Alfred Edison Morris, III, Grandson
- Grayson Allen McNeill, Great Grandson
- Andrew Lasitter, Son-in-law
- George Robert Morris, Father
- Neta Winborne Morris, Mother
Mr. Morris also leaves several nieces, nephews, and cousins to cherish his memory.
In addition to his parents, Alfred was preceded in death by eight brothers and three sisters.
- Visitation Wednesday, June 13, 2018
- Graveside Service Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Alfred Edison Morris
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June 16, 2018
Just shared the wonderful photos and memories with my father George Robert Morris. What a wonderful life and wonderful family.