Lee Robert Morris

August 29, 1960 - September 30, 2022

08/29/1960 - 09/30/2022

AULANDER, NC – Lee Robert Morris, age 62, of Millennium Township, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2022 at his home with his loving wife and son by his side.

Lee was born on August 29, 1960 to Rapheus Robert “Bob” Morris and Joan Elizabeth Fisher Morris in Peterborough England which is where his father was stationed at the time. He loved his family dearly and cherished the time he got to spend with them. He and his wife Claire were married nearly 43 years. Lee was a talented craftsman, woodworker, specializing in custom cabinet making.  He had been building custom cabinets for forty years, and they will be enjoyed for many years to come. Lee had many hobbies that he loved during his spare time; fishing, metal detecting, target shooting, motorcycles, cars, and spending time outdoors. Lee was loved by his family and friends and will be deeply missed. He was preceded in death by father, Rapheus Robert “Bob” Morris.

Lee is survived by his beloved wife, Claire, three sons, Jared Lee Morris and wife Kristy of Buckeye, Arizona, Michael Robert Morris and wife Liliana of Lewisville, NC, and Robert Parker Morris of Aulander; six grandchildren, Cody, Kayla, Sophia, Alyssa, Hayden, and Royce Morris; two sisters, Michelle Walker of Lewisville, NC, and Renee Walters and husband Keith of West Jefferson, NC; and two brothers, Philip Morris and wife Janie of Liberty, NC, and Derek Morris and wife Jamie of Brunswick, GA.

The family will plan a celebration of Lee’s life at a later date.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Morris family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Greyson Morris
1 year ago

I am so sorry for your loss. Lee built cabinets like artwork that will be cherished for centuries. He was always willing to share carpentry tips and even better at sharing a funny story! He will be missed by so many. Wishing you all peace, comfort, and healing.

Wiley Parker
1 year ago

He was the finest brother in law besides odie bracy. We had many laughs together. He lived as long as someone in 2000 whod benn born in 1938. Great perspective! I miss him already.

Sandra and Ed Evans
1 year ago

We are so sorry for your loss. Ed and I thought so much of Lee. He always was so good to us. May God grant you peace and comfort in the coming days. Sandra and Ed Evans

Yvonne Smith
1 year ago

Claire, I am so sorry to hear about Lee. I had no idea that he was sick and was so shocked to hear of his passing! My prayers are with you and the boys in the days and weeks to come, I am just so heart broken for all of you. Please let me know if there is anything I can do. Yvonne

Teresa Turner
1 year ago

Claire and Family,

Our family is truly saddened by your loss. May you feel THE LORD’S COMFORT AND PEACE at this time and the times to come. Find your STRENGTH and HOPE in THE LORD and each other.

Much LOVE,
Ann Wiggins, Teresa “Reesie” and Dalles Turner

David & Mary Ann Lassiter
1 year ago

Claire and family, I am so sorry to hear of Lee’s passing. He was a talented and skilled man and will be greatly missed. I pray that God will send the Comforter to help you through the trying times ahead as only He can. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. David and Mary Ann Lassiter

Shirley Williams
1 year ago

Claire, I am so sorry to read of Lee’s passing. I know you are heartbroken. He was great guy. Yall were perfect together! Keeping you and your boys and family in all of my prayers. You are such a sweet friend. May God wrap you in his arms through this difficult time. Hug and Prayers!

Darryl Ireland
1 year ago

Easy guy to love. Just a testament to his personality and character. Gonna miss you friend. Jesus has competition now – you truly were a MASTER CRAFTSMAN!

Michael Terry
1 year ago

Lee was a friend in our neighborhood, living behind us growing up…
The best wheelie rider on a banana bicycle at the time. Never forgot his siblings . Renee, Michelle, And Philip. Great Parents also.
Our condolences to Claire, his wife and the family.

Renee Walters
1 year ago

Lee was my oldest brother. I’m heartbroken. I can never listen to Billy Joel without thinking of him because when I was 9 or 10 he had gotten the 52nd street 8 track tape and let me come out in his car and listen to it making me a lifelong fan. I always think of that memory and it makes me happy. Of course over the years we raised our children and spent many family occasions and visits but my childhood memory is special because he asked me, his pesky little sister to come and listen to his new tape. I love you big brother and will miss you greatly.