Charles C. Morris age 71 of Clarksville passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Gadsden County on November 2, 1947 to the late Curtis and Merle Morris. Charles spent most of his life in Jackson and Calhoun Counties and attended RCC in Blountstown. He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Charles continued to serve his community as a Law Enforcement Officer, where he worked many years as a Captain for the Marianna Police Department, then continued his career until retirement. Charles loved to play music and was an amazing lead guitarist, He was well known for playing events to help raise money for his community. Charles also enjoyed fishing, wood working, and spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, William “Buddy” Morris and sister, Suzanne Mitchell.
Charles is survived by his wife, Eva Morris; children, Curt Reuther and wife Kim and Jevin Morris and wife Stephanie; siblings, Jimmy Morris and wife Jimmie, Sonny Morris and wife Linda, Christine Peacock and husband Bill, Carolyn Boudreaux and husband Donald, Angela Bulot and husband Danny, and Charlotte Buras; grandchildren, Alex, Madison, Ben, Nelson, Devony, and Vance.
Funeral services for Charles will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 18, 2019 in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery with military honors. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service.