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Robert Leon "Pappa" Morrison


April 12, 2018

Robert Leon "Pappa" Morrison

Robert Leon "Pappa" Morrison, 93, of Brevard, passed away April 5, 2018.

He was born Jan. 19, 1925, in Kansas. He served eight years in the United States Navy and retired from the Coast Guard as a senior chief petty officer after 27 years of service to our country.

He loved to take road trips, especially for family reunions. He was a master tailor and carpenter. He loved to build birdhouses and spending time in his garden.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Left behind to cherish his memory is his beloved friend of 40 years, Donald Tinsley. He also leaves behind a sister, Ina Mae (Merle) Zieders, of Riverside, Calif .; step-daughter, Carolyn (Steven) Barry, of Rhode Island; grandchildren, Rachel Tinsley, of Savanna, Ga .; Hannah Tinsley, of Oxford, Miss .; one great-grandchild, Kira Echols, of Savanna; 11 nephews and nieces and a host of great-nephews and nieces, who all loved him dearly.

A memorial service will be held in his honor at noon May 12, 2018, at the VFW post in Brevard.

Arrangements entrusted to Asheville Mortuary Services.


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