Larry D. Morrison, 75, of Nacogdoches

Larry D. Morrison, 75, of Nacogdoches, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 16, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Rev. Paul Sevar officiating.  Interment will follow at East Hamilton Cemetery in Shelby County.

Mr. Morrison was born November 22, 1942, in Pasadena, Texas, to Forest Bloomer Morrison and Edith Jetton Morrison.  After graduating from Stephen F. Austin State University, he made Nacogdoches, Texas, his home for more than fifty years.  Larry was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed RVing, kayaking, hiking, fishing, walking the Lanana Creek Trail, and his beloved cats.  He was a past member of the Lions Club and Volunteer Fire Department, a member of Nacogdoches Senior Center, the Grief Support System of the First United Methodist Church, the Rice Belt RV Club and Calvary Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by wife of 37 years, Evelina Wright Morrison; parents, Forest Bloomer Morrison and Edith Jetton Morrison.

He is survived by children, Cindy Christie and husband, Mark, of Lufkin, Cathy Richards and husband, Kerry, of Sealy, Suzy Childers and husband, Jeff, of Lufkin, Karen Mata and husband, Manolo, of Houston; step children,

Carie Watts and husband, Joey, of Henderson, Waylon “Bubba” Griffith Jr. and wife, Margo, of Center, Monte Dale Griffith of Center, Micah Z. Griffith and wife, Tammy, of Center; grandchildren, Alexandra Burch, Dalton Burch, Nolan Childers, Graham Childers, Emily Martinez, Abbie Richards, Louisa Mata, Chris Albury, Brittney Griffith, Lauren Griffith, Amber Griffith, Zane Griffith, Jared Richards; great grandchild, Alaina Hill; sister, Judy Krohn; niece, Lena Russell; numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Dalton Burch, Graham Childers, Chris Albury, Mark Christie, Kerry Richards, Jeff Childers, Manolo Mata and Steve Albury.  Honorary pallbearer will be Nolan Childers.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Nacogdoches Senior Center, 621 Harris Street, Nacogdoches, Texas 75964.

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