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Robert Cecil Morrison

February 8, 1922 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 98)

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Robert Cecil Morrison age 98 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 29, 2020.

Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on February 08, 1922, he was the eldest son of the late James York Morrison & Hazel Stewart Morrison. Cecil served his country proudly in the United States Army during WWII. After a career that began with General Motors and continued in ownership of two service stations, he worked for DeKalb County as a traffic engineer and retired after many years of dedicated service. Cecil was an avid coin collector and enjoyed visiting with his family. He was a member of the Peachtree Road United Methodist Church for over 40 years where he was active in the Friendship Sunday School Class.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nannie Mae Hames Morrison; son, Robert Lee Morrison & daughter, Jane Morrison Brown; brothers, William "Bill" Morrison & James "Jim" Morrison.

Survivors include his daughter & son-in-law, Carole & David Poleski of Grosse Ile, MI; grandchildren, Karlen Clayton; Andrea Welsh & her husband, Drew; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Laura Edwards Smith Morrison of Clarkesville, GA; Madelin Morrison of Mt. Airy, GA; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

A graveside service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 03, 2020 at Clarkesville City Cemetery with Rev. Julie Wright officiating.

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Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia.

(706) 754-6256


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Graveside Service
January 3, 2021

2:00 PM
Clarkesville City Cemetery

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