Richard Dale Morris

June 5, 1944-Sept. 3, 2012


Graveside services for Richard Dale Morris, 68, of Marble City will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Maple Cemetery in Muldrow with Ted Eppler officiating under the direction of Agent Funeral Home of Sallisaw.

Mr. Morris was born on June 5, 1944, in Carlsbad, N.M., to Richard Morris and Dorothy (Martindale) Morris. He died on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Roland.

He worked in maintenance at the Lime Plant.

He married Doris Harriet Honeycutt in 1966 in Corn.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Morris of Marble City; one daughter, Tammy Evans of Short; two sons, Ricky Morris of Muldrow and Larry Morris of Sallisaw; one sister, Opal Morris of Muskogee; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, John Morris; and one sister, Wanda Shelton.

Pallbearers will be Herman Rolston, Pete Looper, Franklin Taylor, Mark Duty, Dwayne Metcalf and Gary Real.