David Rudolph “Whitey” Morris

David Rudolph “Whitey” Morris

September 29, 89,

David Rudolph “Whitey” Morris, 89, was called home on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 to the loving arms of Jesus Christ his Lord.

Whitey was born in Johnston County on April 7, 1931 to the late Rev. W. Eddie Morris and Gertrude S. Morris. He graduated from Goldsboro High School in 1949. Whitey owned and operated Morris Motor Mart in Goldsboro until his retirement. He proudly served his country in the United States Army.

Whitey was a member of The First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Those who met Whitey could always see a smile on his face and could count on his kindness and unconditional love and friendship.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 2, 2020 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by service to celebrate his life at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel with Pastor Bill Rose, Bishop Jim Whitfield and Ros Ballance officiating. Interment will be in Wayne Memorial Park.

Whitey is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Frances Saunders Morris; son, David N. Morris of Rocky Mount; brother, Ronnie Morris of Bryson City; sisters, Sandra M. Landry and husband Gil of St. Petersburg, FL, Susan M. Caddill of Falcon and Sylvia C. Morris of Falcon; and several nieces and nephews he loved very much.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Daisy J. Morris.

The family would like to extend a special appreciation to Pastor Bill Rose, Ros Ballance, Bobby and Angie Smith and the friends with the Compassion In Action Ministry at The First Pentecostal Holiness Church who were so good to the family. You were not only church family but also our special friends.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.