Larry ‘Moose’ Morris

MORRIS, Larry “Moose” Jr., 63, of Brilliant, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

He was born October 2, 1949, in Steubenville, Ohio, a son of the late Lawrence Clifford Morris, Sr. and Delores (Graham) Morris Boka.

Moose was in the IBEW Local 71 out of Columbus, Ohio, and worked as a heavy equipment operator at Ohio Coal Co. for 20 years. He was a member of the Steubenville Masonic Lodge 45 F&AM; the Hopedale American Legion; the Brilliant Sons of the American Legion; and a former member of the Mingo Sportsman Club.

Surviving are three sons, Jarrod (Becky) Morris of Hagerstown, MD, Jake Morris and Josh Morris, both of Steubenville, Ohio; two grandchildren, Reagan Morris and Justice Morris; two sisters, Connie (Dennis) Quinn of Mingo and Jean Ann (Elton) Stuber of Sebring, FL; his stepfather, John “Yonk” Boka of Mingo Junction; and a stepbrother, Brant (Diane) Boka of Toronto, Ohio.

Friends will be received at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant, on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of his funeral services at 5 p.m. with Rev. Michael E. Bongart, officiating.

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