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Elden Wayne Morris

June 18, 1934 ~ February 20, 2022 (age 87)

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Elden Wayne Morris, 87, of Claysville passed away on February 20, 2022, with his family by his side. He was born in Washington, PA. on June 18, 1934, a son of the late Charles W. and Murice Smith Morris.

He was a 1952 graduate of Washington High School and proudly served in the United States Air Force, stationed in Germany during the Korean War.

He was an electrician by trade and worked for McGraw Edison and Frankl Electric. After retiring in 1998, he worked for Curtis Pharmacy for several years.

He married Mona Francis in 1975 and she predeceased him in 2005.

He is survived by five children: Pamela (John) Jones, Charles (Joann) Morris, Scott (Lynn) Morris, Todd Morris, and Teri (Buck Cain) McMullen and one stepdaughter Lisa (Larry) Moore.

He is also survived by 11 grandchildren: Donna (Derek) Maceiko, Samuel (Katie) Jones, Michelle Jones, Stephanie (Justin) Stoddard, Charles (Caitie) Morris, Brandon Belcher, Patrick Morris, Shannon Morris, Tonya Morris, John (Maranda Hanlin) McMullen, and Lauren (Josh) Fox. 10 great-grandchildren: Haylea, Chase, Peyton, Cameron, Harper, Emma, Cole, Quinn, Paisley, and Zane.

Step-grandchildren: Chad (Nichole) Reams and Jeremy (Keli) Reams and their children, Grace, Teagan, Conner, Brody, and Ryker.

Also surviving is the mother of his children, Betty Lou Morris, many nieces and nephews, and sister and brothers-in-laws. 

In addition to his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by his sister Barbara Grassel who passed away in 2007, and his stepson Dean.

Elden was a member of the Claysville American Legion serving as a commander from 2010-2015 and 2017. He was also a member of the Claysville Methodist Church.

He loved his country, his family, margaritas with his grandchildren, debating politics, writing letters to the editor, the American Legion, his friends, and his faithful companion Flip, who he adopted 7 ½ years ago, he will be lost without his dad.

Elden will be greatly missed by his children, grandchildren, and all who knew and loved him.

Family and Friends will be received from 1 pm to 4 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at Young Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. 219 Main Street Claysville, PA 15323. (724) 663-7373 www.youngfhinc.com. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, February 24, 2022, officiated by Reverend Dr. Richard Grassel. Interment to follow at Claysville Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Claysville American Legion, Angel Ridge Animal Rescue, and Bridge to Home Animal Rescue.

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
February 23, 2022

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Young Funeral Home (Claysville)
219 Main Street
Claysville, PA 15323

Visitation
Wednesday
February 23, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Funeral Home (Claysville)
219 Main Street
Claysville, PA 15323

Funeral Service
Thursday
February 24, 2022

2:00 PM
Young Funeral Home (Claysville)
219 Main Street
Claysville, PA 15323

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
February 24, 2022

Claysville Cemetery
Rt 40
Claysville, PA 15323

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