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Richard DeVon Morris

January 8, 1956 ~ November 29, 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Richard Morris Obituary

Mr. Richard DeVon Morris, age 67, of Uvalda, died Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness. He was a native of Miami, Florida, living most of his life in Macon and Uvalda. He worked as a pastor for many years as well as a foreman at Black Point Marina in Miami. He was an evangelical Christian by faith and a member of China Hill Christian Church in Rhine. He was a member of Vaseline Glass Collectors, Inc. and enjoyed being on the water. He loved fishing and was also a certified diver. He loved his mustang, preaching, and most of all his family. He was loved by everyone he met. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Edward Morris, Sr. and Dorothy Findley Morris; and two brothers, Ernest Edward Morris, Jr. and Randall Morris.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Mary McClure Morris of Uvalda; one son, William Villanueva and wife Monica of Naples, Florida; one daughter, Sheryl Bennett and husband Robert of Tampa, Florida; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday afternoon, December 16th at 1:00 in the chapel of Wilkes Funeral Home with Pastor Scott McDuffie officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Celebration of Life
December 16, 2023

1:00 PM
Wilkes Funeral Home
1722 Mt Vernon Road
Vidalia, GA 30474


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