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Ronald (Rusty, Road Dog) Lee Morris, 60, departed this earthly life with his family by his side on 10, December, 2016 at Mesun Hospice Health Services in Lawrenceville, GA.  He was born on December 17, 1955 in Winston Salem, NC to Robert and Margaret (Slade) Morris. Ronald grew up in Winston Salem, NC. Ronald excepted Christ at an early age and joined New Bethel Baptist Church. He graduated from Parkland High School in Winston Salem, NC in 1974.

He joined the Army to serve his country right after high school.  Upon his return home, he attended Forsyth Technical College in Winston Salem, NC.  Ronald moved to Illinois in 1982.  He worked for various companies including Ann Kiley, First Student and Great Lakes to name a few.  He retired in 1996.  He took very good care of home and family. Ronald married the love of his life Henrietta Johnson in 1990 in Waukegan, IL. They were happily married for 26 years. Ronald was a 32nd Degree Mason ity, church, charity, etc.]. [He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed drag racing at the Talladega Speedway & NASCAR and going to the shooting range. In his spare time, he liked Ping Pong, Darts and his ultimate favorite, Fishing.

Ronald leaves to cherish his memories his spouse Henrietta of Lawrenceville, GA; 5 Children, Meshia of Smyrna, GA, Jevon of North Chicago, IL, J'Shauna of Lawrenceville, GA, Ronald Jr. of Wisconsin, Ronesha Lea of Lawrenceville, GA; 7 Grand Children, Jevaris, Jeveran, Jaea, Kani, Ace, Ronald and Ronquie. One sister Cheryl (Willie) Adams of Zion, IL, One brother, Thomas (Samala) Morris of Waukegan, IL and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Including two special nephews Ja'marion and Thomas Morris.

Ronald  is predeceased by his grandparents, his parents Margaret and Robert Morris, his daughter Rhonda, two uncles,  Charles Morris and Walter Slade. One aunt, Ada Curry.

Ronald was a soldier in the military and a soldier in life.  He was loved by a multitude of people and very respected.  He will always be remembered by his favorite saying, "Main thang is don't panic.”

Services will be held on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the Moss-Stovall-Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.

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  • Monday, December 19, 2016
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