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Donald John Morris

September 17, 1935 ~ September 1, 2020 (age 84)


Donald J Morris

Buffalo, IL – Don Morris passed away peacefully on Monday, September 1 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.  Don was born in Springfield, Il. on September 17th, 1935, the son of Floyd and Amelia Morris. He married his wife Linda on February 14th, 1959. Don was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Bob Morris, and sisters, Jean and Katherine.

Don is fondly remembered for his many interests. Over the years, Don was a basketball player, farmer, builder, contractor, pilot, and also sung in a barbershop quartet.

Don is survived by Linda, his wife of sixty one years and also by his four children, Pam Morris of Warrenton, Va., Diane Hanscom of Andover, MA,  Brian Morris of Capetown, South Africa, and Becky Montgomery, also of Buffalo, Il. Don had ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren. 

A graveside funeral service will be held at Mechanicsburg cemetery on Saturday, September 5th, at 3:00 PM. For the service, COVID-19 guidance will be followed, requiring face coverings and social distancing. 

Memorial donations may be made to The Epilepsy Foundation 8301 Professional Place W #230 Landover, MD 20785.

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Graveside Service
September 5, 2020

3:00 PM
Mechanicsburg Cemetery
11 SE North Fork Road
Mechanicsburg, IL 62545


Epilepsy Foundation
8301 Professional Place West, #230, Landover MD 20785
Tel: 1-800-213-5821

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