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Larry D. Morrison

 

Larry D. Morrison, 75, of Nacogdoches, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Nacogdoches.
 
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 16, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Rev. Paul Sevar officiating.  Interment will follow at East Hamilton Cemetery in Shelby County.
 
Mr. Morrison was born November 22, 1942, in Pasadena, Texas, to Forest Bloomer Morrison and Edith Jetton Morrison.  After graduating from Stephen F. Austin State University, he made Nacogdoches, Texas, his home for more than fifty years.  Larry was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed RVing, kayaking, hiking, fishing, walking the Lanana Creek Trail, and his beloved cats.  He was a past member of the Lions Club and Volunteer Fire Department, a member of Nacogdoches Senior Center, the Grief Support System of the First United Methodist Church, the Rice Belt RV Club and Calvary Baptist Church.
 
He is preceded in death by
Loving wife of 37 years: Evelina Wright Morrison
Parents: Forest Bloomer Morrison and Edith Jetton Morrison
 
He is survived by
Children:
Cindy Christie and husband, Mark, of Lufkin
Cathy Richards and husband, Kerry, of Sealy
Suzy Childers and husband, Jeff, of Lufkin
Karen Mata and husband, Manolo, of Houston
 
Step Children:
Carie Watts and husband, Joey, of Henderson
Waylon “Bubba” Griffith Jr. and wife, Margo, of Center
Monte Dale Griffith of Center
Micah Z. Griffith and wife, Tammy, of Center
 
Grandchildren:
Alexandra Burch
Dalton Burch
Nolan Childers
Graham Childers
Emily Martinez
Abbie Richards
Louisa Mata
Chris Albury
Brittney Griffith
Lauren Griffith
Amber Griffith
Zane Griffith
Jared Richards
 
Great Grandchild: Alaina Hill
 
Sister: Judy Krohn
 
Niece: Lena Russell
 
Numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
 
Pallbearers will be Dalton Burch, Graham Childers, Chris Albury, Mark Christie, Kerry Richards, Jeff Childers, Manolo Mata and Steve Albury.  Honorary pallbearer will be Nolan Childers.
 
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Nacogdoches Senior Center, 621 Harris Street, Nacogdoches, Texas 75964.
 
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
 
 
 

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