AULANDER, NC – Robert Carroll Morris, age 84, of NC Highway 305 North, passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at the Vidant Bertie Hospital of Windsor, NC.
Mr. Morris was born on October 24, 1937 to Robert Lee Morris and Ida Mae Ambrose Morris in Washington County, NC. Robert, affectionately known as G.M. or Gem/Jim, worked as a heavy equipment operator for Higgerson & Buchanan in Virginia. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. During his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, working on vehicles, whittling, and spending time with his family. G.M. was known by his family and friends as “Mr. Fix It”. He will be missed deeply by all that knew him.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Jean, Louis, Gerald and infant brother Reginald.
G.M. is survived by his wife of 56 years, Frances, four sons, Robert Len Morris, Elbert Leigh Morris, both of Aulander, Phillip Steven Morris of Elizabeth City, NC, and Gerald Wayne Morris and wife Amberly of Morrisville, NC; grandchildren, Ayden, Kevin, Caden, Amelia, Devan, Cailyn, and Thomas; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 10, 2022, from 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel, Aulander, NC.
Garrett-Sykes Aulander Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Morris family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting garrettsykesfs.com.