OBITUARY

Captain Ian Samuel Morrison

October 25, 1985March 21, 2012

Captain Ian Samuel Morrison, age 26, of Copperas Cove, Texas formerly of Hockessin, Delaware passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012 in Copperas Cove, Texas. Ian was born October 25, 1985 in Camp LeJeune, NC to Gregory and Kathleen Morrison. He graduated from McKean High School as an honor student. While in high school he was involved in choral music, art, cross-country and was co-captain of the swimming team. He graduated West Point in 2007, entered the Army’s Aviation Branch, and proposed to Rebecca Harrison. On December 27, 2008 he married the love of his life in Grand Prairie, Texas the two of them had three wonderful years together. In 2009 he earned his pilots wings and was assigned to the 229th Aviation Regiment at Fort Hood. He served our country with pride and honor, both in Iraq and the United States. Ian was a compassionate and loving person. He was kind, helpful, and always sought out the good in people and dedicated himself to everything he did. His sense of humor and loving spirit will be missed beyond measure by those who knew him. He loved to be outdoors, play with his dogs, work-out, spend time playing his guitar and was an incredible artist. Above all Ian worshiped the Lord and loved Rebecca. Their marriage brought him great happiness and they treasured their once in a lifetime love. Ian was a strong and wonderful husband, a powerful soldier, a precious son and son in law, loving brother, and an irreplaceable gift. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Morrison of Copperas Cove; his parents, Gregory and Kathleen Morrison; a brother Benjamin J. Morrison of Athens, GA; a sister, Joanna C. Morrison; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Morrison of Boothwyn, PA and Mrs. Trudy Marsh of Quarryville, PA; his mother and father in law, Ross and Pam Harrison of Grand Prairie, TX; his brother in law Brent Harrison of Marina del Rey, California and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Ian’s family will receive guests for a time of visitation from 5-7 p.m. at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the 1st Calvary Division Memorial Chapel, at 73rd and Battalion Avenue on Fort Hood. Graveside services with full military honors will be at 4 p.m. in the Griffin Community Cemetery in Troup, Texas. Prior to the graveside services all friends and family will gather at Autrey Funeral Home in Jacksonville, Texas for a procession to the cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordbowerscopperascove.com. Services have been entrusted to the care of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove.

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 31, 2012
  • Visitation Friday, March 30, 2012
  • Graveside Service Saturday, March 31, 2012
REMEMBERING

Captain Ian Samuel Morrison

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Cassandra Holt

April 23, 2013

Rebecca I have been thinking about you...hope that you are well.

Your Kenney Dr. neighbors

Chris Daniels

April 22, 2013

Greg and Kathleen,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I just wanted to send our sympathies.
Chris and Laura Daniels

Missy McCulley

March 21, 2013

I've been thinking about all of you and Ian this week. Sending love to all.

Annemarie Victory

March 21, 2013

Rebecca, I am thinking of you today. Many people continue to pray for you and all you do to honor Ian's memory. Love, Annemarie V

Paul and Lori Adams

August 15, 2012

Dear Greg, Kathleen and Family, I just read of the passing of Ian in the OCF newsletter. My heart is heavy with your lose for Ian and his future family. I pray our Lord Jesus comfort you and give peace during this difficult time. Lori and I are praying for you. Love you all.

John Hoyman

April 10, 2012

Greg, Kathleen, Ben and Joanna,
Lois and I prayed for all of you today. You are family to us and our hearts grieve with you.

Ham Evans

April 6, 2012

I had the privilege of sitting next to Ian for 3 years at McKean. We spent the majority of our time in class laughing and ribbing. He was truly a kind man and I am deeply saddened by his passing. He was a very talented and intelligent person. Your family is in my prayers and may you find comfort in that he is in God's hands

April 6, 2012

Our prayers and sympathy to Rebecca as well as all family members. We are so sorry for your loss.

Harold and Linda Walker

Laura Dunbar

April 4, 2012

Ian will be missed very greatly. I had so much fun getting to know him as a friend and as an artist in choral. He had such a great spirit about him that will be very missed.

April 3, 2012

May God be with you in this time of loss. I'm so sorry this happened and may you know that you all are in my prayers.