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Edward Morris

SoVaNow.com / November 05, 2013


Edward “Eddie” Morris, 68, passed away Tuesday Oct. 29, 2013, at Rex Hospital surrounded by his family.

Mr. Morris was, born Nov. 23, 1944 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., the son of Joe and Lucille Morris. Mr. Morris was a graduate of N.C. State University, he taught at ECU and Pitt Community College, he was Data Base Administrator of Ole-Raleigh-Boys; member of the Sir Walter Gun Club, a certified instructor for the NRA; a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a prominent member of the Republican Party and a member of the Sunday Morning Run Club of Greenville. He was a representative for the “Wolf Pack Club”, a member of the Varsity Club and the Raleigh Coin Club. Mr. Morris was an avid runner and competed three times in the Boston Marathon.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 44 years Cynthia Morris, son Andrew Morris and wife Ashton of Fuquay-Varina; daughter, Leigh Wing and husband Mickey of Cary.

A memorial service was held Friday, Nov. 1, in the Wynne Center of Brown-Wynne Funeral Home 300 Saint Mary’s Street Raleigh.

Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans of North Carolina, 625 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27601 or Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Friends visited with the family Friday Nov. 1, at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home 300 Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh.

Condolences may be expressed to the family through http://www.brownwynne.com

Arrangements through Brown-Wynne Funeral Home Saint Mary’s Street.

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