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A funeral service for Bob Morrison, 81, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Pete Adrian and the Rev. Debbie Riggsby officiating.

A military graveside service under the direction of the Hopkins County Military Coalition will follow at City Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Hannah Morrison, Michael Morrison, Grant Morrison, Blake Morrison, Bill Morrison and Don Morrison. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Gideon, Huel Hammond, Bobby Price and the Messenger Class at First United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Bob Morrison passed away at his residence Monday morning, July 22, 2013.

He was born in Brashear on Jan. 24, 1932, the son of Ray Morrison and Ovis (Wright) Morrison.

He married Margie Sewell in Garland on Sept. 3, 1954; she survives.

He was a retired engineer for Texas Instruments and a very active member of First United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Marine Corps League. Other passions included coaching youth sports, fishing, golfing and ranching.

Other survivors include two sons, Mike Morrison and Tammy of Garland and Randy Morrison and wife, Donna, of Dallas; sister Kay Morrison of Sulphur Springs; two brothers, Bill Morrison and wife, Gaye, of Garland and Don Morrison and wife, Frances, of Bullard; sister Lenonna Nichols of Southlake; and grandchildren Hannah Morrison, Michael Morrison, Grant Morrison and Blake Morrison.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Jim Bruton.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace.

Memorials may be made to American Parkinsons Disease Association and/or First United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

The online register can be signed at: www.murrayorwosky.com

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