Johnnie Mitchell Morris
Johnnie Mitchell Morris, affectionately known as “Papa”, passed away peacefully Monday, February 26, 2018 at his home. Born on February 25, 1946, he was a son of the late Harold Gordon Morris and Alice Roe Morris. He retired in 1998 after driving for nearly 30 years, covering over 40 states during his career. Papa shared his love for his Lord and Savior by serving his community. His first love was always his family, for whom he spent countless hours teaching, nurturing, mentoring…..loving! Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, James Elton Morris.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 37 years, D’ann Morris; his sons, Patrick Morris and wife Cathy, and Scott Morris and wife, Trish; grandchildren, Zach, Caitlin, Raven, Makayla, and Calob; brother, Gordon Morris as well as numerous extended family and friends, especially his faithful friends at Waverly Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends on Friday, March 2, 2018 at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel from 6 to 8pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Waverly Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 583, Waverly, VA 23890. Condolences may be posted at ww.rwbakerfh.com.
R.W. Baker & Co. funeral Home
11414 General Mahone Hwy.
Wakefield, VA 23888