By: Paul AdkinsSports Editor
January 10, 2013
LOGAN, W.Va. — Grover Ray Morrison, 88, of Logan, was tragically called home Saturday, January 5, 2013, at his home in Logan.
Entering life on October 4, 1924, in Hitchens, Ky., he was a son of the late Otis O. and Bertha Enyart Morrison of Rossmore. Also preceding him in death was his beloved brother, Ogden Morrison, and three sisters, Gladys Ball, Juanita Gore and Laurene Lafferty.
Grover learned very early in life that hard work, personal discipline, and love of family and friends brought life’s greatest enjoyment. He left high school at an early age to serve his country during World War II. Grover served in the European theatre. Following the war, he continued the discipline and finished high school at Logan High School and then entered West Virginia University where he pledged Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Grover graduated Class of 1950 with a Business Administration degree. Morrison went to work with the National Bank of Logan making a career of banking. Grover loved residing in Logan and all the natural resources it offers. He spent many hours in the parks and driving to see the wildlife and to show friends how blessed he was to live in such beautiful surroundings.
Grover will be missed by all he knew and loved. He is survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 12, at First Baptist Church in Logan.
Friends may call on the family from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Honaker Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.
Military Graveside Rites will be conducted at the Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearer will be Mr. F.B. Amburgey.
Condolences may be left at www.honakerfuneralhome.org
Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of the arrangements.