Frederick Morris

Frederick John Morris Jr.

Friday, January 13th, 1933 - Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Frederick John Morris Jr. 86 of Weston WV passed away February 12 2019 at home with family and the guidance of Hospice. Fred was born January 13, 1933, in Keene NH to the late Frederick J. Morris, Sr. and Emma Hodgman Morris. He is survived by his wife Shelley Dion Morris of 28 years. Also surviving are two stepsons: Chris Dion, and James Dion.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Janis Croteau Morris of Marlborough NH of 36 years and brothers: Kermit Morris and Robert Morris. Fred is survived by a son, Byron R Morris, and daughter Sherri A. Morris. Also surviving are grandchildren, Carrie Chase, Jason Paquette, James, and Jerehmey Morris, and Landen Dion, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Fred graduated president of his Marlborough High School class,(NH) in 1949. After which he enlisted in the US Airforce serving in the Korean conflict from 1950 to 1953. Returning to his home state of New Hampshire Fred enjoyed the outdoors and was a member and past president of the New England Family Campers Association for many years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoy gardening in his family business called Homestead Gardens in Swanzey New Hampshire. Fred was a machinist with Pneumo Precision of Keene New Hampshire for many years.
In 1990 he met and married his second wife Shelley. In 1992 they moved to Weston West Virginia where he enjoyed in his retirement woodworking, clogging, and "Fred's Crafts" where he became known as the Mr. Fix It Man.He also enjoyed vacationing summers at their cottage on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church of Weston, serving as a past president of the Board of Trustees, a choir member for many years, and a member of the Men’s Group, and enjoyed helping with the men's annual yard sale.
He was a lifelong member of the American Legion, and member of the Lewis County Senior Citizens Center.
Fred’s wish for cremation has been granted. A Celebration of his Life will be held at St. Matthew United Methodist Church of Weston beginning at 3:00pm on Saturday, February 16, 2019 with Reverend Tim Conrad officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Air Force and the Lewis County Honor Guard. Fellowship time will be held on Saturday from 2-3 p.m. A fellowship luncheon will follow services in fellowship hall of the church.
On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Fred may be expressed at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Mathew U.M. church, or the Lewis/ Upshur Co. Humane society.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home is honored and privileged to serve the family of Frederick John Morris, Jr.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 16th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Saturday, February 16th, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    St. Matthew United Methodist Church
    120 E. 3rd Street
    WESTON, WV 26452
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    Fellowship time at St. Matthew United Methodist Church
  • Service

    Saturday, February 16th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Saturday, February 16th, 2019 3:00pm
    St. Matthew United Methodist Church
    Weston, West Virginia, WV 26452
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Celebration of Life Service Full Military Honors will be conducted by the US Air Force and LC Honor Guard following services Fellowship Luncheon follows Services in fellowship hall of the church
    Reverend Tim Conrad
  • Interment

    No Interment


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Rob Morris

Posted at 12:12pm
Uncle Fred Thank you for sharing the hunting camp in Pittsburg NH with me and of course all the 'hunting' stories! My condolences to Bryon, Sherri and Shelley Rob

Len Chaloux

Posted at 08:37am
Fred was a good man and true mentor to many of us younger guys who started our careers working with him at Pneumo. His supportive, positive, and upbeat demeanor made a big impact on how we should interact throughout our careers and lives. God speed Fred. Len Chaloux

Edna Mae Hardman

Posted at 01:42pm
Shelly and family, I am so sorry to hear of Fred's passing, I have missed seeing him going up to his wood working shop, and out in the yard. I will be praying for comfort at this difficult time. You have my deepest sympathy.

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