2013-02-21 / Obituaries

Walter L. Morris Hancock, 56

Walter Lewis Morris, 56, Hancock, died Sunday, February 17, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, Md.

Born May 6, 1956, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of Julia Morris Gallion of Hancock and the late Ernest Morris.

He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #26 of Hancock.

Besides his mother, he is survived by five brothers: Ernest and Becky Morris of Warfordsburg; Robert and Sharon Morris of Mercersburg; Lester and Anita Morris, Christopher and Patty Morris, all of Hancock; Wayne and Beth Morris of Hagers-town; one sister, Della Smith of Hancock; and numerous nieces, nephews, great- nieces and greatnephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Jeffrey Morris; and two sisters: Mary Golden and Sarah Younker.

Services will be held at the Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Wednesday, February 20, at 3 p.m. Rev. Lowell Bard officiated. Burial was in Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Cemetery, near Hancock.

Memorial contributions, to help defray funeral expenses, may be made to Julia Gallion, 252 Pennsylvania Ave., Hancock, MD 21750

Online condolences at www.grovefh.com

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