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Floyd Bennett Morris, Jr.

January 23, 1951 – September 10, 2015

Floyd Bennett Morris, Jr., age 64, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 10, 2015.

A native Delawarean, Floyd was born in Wilmington on January 23, 1951, and was a son of the late Floyd Bennett Morris, Sr. and Thelma (Russell) Morris. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Floyd made his career with the Mary Campbell Center where he worked in facility maintenance, dedicating over 20 years of service.

In his leisure time, he enjoyed watching NASCAR. Floyd adored his family, especially his grandchildren and was happiest when he was spending time with them.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Paula C. Morris; and his daughter, Dawn Reeder. He is survived by his son, James Lewis, Jr. (Jennifer); brothers, Gary A. Morris, C. Ben Morris, Russell H. Morris and Christopher H. Morris; sister, Joyce A. Jennings; and 5 grandchildren, James Lewis III, Nicholas Lewis, David Lewis, Christiana Lewis and Kaitlin Reeder.

A graveside service will be held at 1 pm on Friday afternoon, September 25, 2015, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Floyd’s name may be made to the Mary Campbell Center, 4641 Weldin Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803.

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  1. Roy Birch, September 23, 2015

    Will miss you at our 7:00, lets take a vehicle to Pontes, a sad loss to all of us at Mary Campbell. Roy

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  2. Moria D. Flemings, September 23, 2015

    Floyd, my friend…I will truly miss your smiling face. It was a pleasure to have know such a kind and fun loving person. God bless, your friend Moria.

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  3. Elaine Davis, September 23, 2015

    Condolences to the whole family. Floyd was a great person and I was glad to have met him. He will truly be missed. God bblessed

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  4. Christine Grant, September 24, 2015

    Floyd, I remember all the fun we had as kids, i hope you have found the peace you were always looking for, love and miss you chrisie

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  5. Kara Masi, September 24, 2015

    Jim and Jenny, I am so very sorry for your loss. May peace be with you during this time.

    Kara

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  6. Christopher Faber, September 24, 2015

    Condolences to Floyd’s family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of working with Floyd at The Mary Campbell Center for eight years some time a go. Floyd was a kind, caring, gentle guy. He will truelly be missed by all who were fortunate enough to meet him.

    Christopher Faber

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