Charles J. "Chuck" Morris, 83, of Marietta, passed away on Monday (March 18, 2013) at the Heartland of Marietta.
He was born in Bloomfield, Ohio on Thursday, Feb. 6, 1930, to the late Floyd Newton and Ada Marie Morris. Charles was a furnace tapper at Union Carbide until retirement and also worked as a carpenter. He served as a corporal in the Army during the Korean War as a supply clerk. Charles was a member of the VFW Post 5108 and the American Legion Post 64. On Feb. 6, 1954, Charles married Alberta Conley in New Matamoras.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by two brothers, Robert "Bob" Morris, Paul Morris; eight sisters, Ruth Kehl, Mary Ann Thorton (Louis), Midge Steinhoff, Barb Barry (Dean), Janice Carver Arnold (Larry), Shirly Rose Haseley (Mack), Dorothy Ogaz (Vic), Vivian Farnsworth; two daughters, Virginia Perry, Linda Karcher; a granddaughter, Marci Carver; a great-grandson, Gryphon Carver; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Morris.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilfred Morris, Jim Morris; a granddaughter, Staci (Perry) Johnson; three brothers-in-law, Gerald Kehl, Howard Steinhoff, Frank Farnsworth; two sisters-in-law, Mamie Morris and Virginia Morris and son-in-law, Gary E. Karcher.
Services will be held on Thursday (March 21, 2013) at 11 a.m. at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta. Visitation will be on Wednesday (March 20) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. A committal service will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park with full military honors. Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com.