John Morris

Obituary of John Phillip Morris

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John Phillip Morris, 81, husband of Shirley Hill Morris, died Monday, April 17, 2023, at his home in Summerton, SC. Born in Staten Island, NY, he was a son of the late John W. Morris and Dorothy Hardy Morris. Mr. Morris was a member of Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Manning. He was the owner and operator of Morris Repairs, a former chicken farmer and also employed by Palmetto Gas Company. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, Atlanta Braves, and Clemson fan. Surviving are his wife of Summerton; two daughters, Angie Todd (Roy) of Sumter and Kerry Filyaw (Luke) of Summerton; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and a sister, Kay Shugart (Charles) of Sumter. Graveside services will be held at 11 A.M. Friday in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Bryan Rogers officiating. The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter, Angie Todd, 1610 Highway 521 South, Sumter, SC 29153. Online condolences may be made at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.
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