Walter Eldon Morris

By | April 3, 2014

Walter Eldon Morris, 72, of Hamden, Ohio passed away at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio on April 2, 2014. He was born on October 19, 1941 in Pomeroy, Ohio, son of the late Eldon and Phyllis Morris.

Mr. Morris loved spending time with his grandchildren and he enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He was a retired coal mine supervisor, working for Waterloo Coal and Jaymar.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy Morris; his children, Danny (Angie) Morris and Carol Anderson Poetker (Randy Tennant); grandchildren, James Anderson (Ashley Dickens), Ross Anderson (Tiffany Stevens), Jason Morris (Misty Morrison), Tyson Morris (Suzy Cox), and Danielle Morris; great-grandson, Levi Wyatt Anderson; sister, Janet Manuel; brother, Roland (Karen) Morris; several nieces and nephews; special neighbors, Marvin and Tonda DePue; aunt, Virginia Michael; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles (Betty) Smith, George (Teresa) Haddox and Josephine Goodnite.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William Morris; father and mother-in-law, Charles and Elsie Haddox; and son-in-law, Sam Poetker.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy, Ohio with Pastors Russell Moore and William Amberger officiating. Burial will follow at Gravel Hill Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Pomeroy.

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