Samuel Edgar “Sam” Morrison, age 63 of Paris, TN, died Thursday, October 22, 2020, at his residence.
He formerly worked for Jameson Pest Control in Memphis, TN, for several years. He was Catholic by faith and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Memphis. Sam was a jack-of-all-trades who enjoyed working with stained glass, remodeling, and woodworking. He loved hunting, 4-wheeling, working out in his yard, and going to Spring River camping and kayaking. Sam loved his family very much, and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Sam was born November 29, 1956, in Memphis, TN, to the late Dempsie Barney Morrison, Jr., and the late Delia Talbot Angier Morrison.
He was married September 14, 1990, to Ruth Morrison, who survives, of Paris.
Along with his wife, he is also survived by one child, Mandy Lancaster (Ryan) Roney of Paris; eight grandchildren, Jason Andrew Lancaster Morrison and fiancée Illyana Junior, Chelsea Nicole Lancaster, James “Blake” Butler, Skylar Alexis Butler, Haleigh Starr Butler, Memphis Jaydon “MJ” Roney, Seth Roney, and Riley Roney; three sisters, Mary (Lloyd) Livaudais of Memphis, TN, Elizabeth Anne Morrison of Memphis, TN, and Martha Matthews of Memphis, TN; one sister-in-law, Libby Morrison of Humboldt, TN; two brothers, Michael (Pam) Morrison of Atlanta, GA, and Mark Morrison of Memphis, TN; and several nieces, nephews, and other family members.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one child, Michael Lancaster; and one brother, Barney Morrison.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street, P.O. Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. The body is to be cremated. A prayer service with a blessing of the ashes will be held Friday, October 30, 2020, at 4:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with memorial visitation to follow the service from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm.
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