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James Morrison

James Weldon Morrison

Monday, October 11th, 1954 - Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
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Obituary

James Weldon Morrison, 66, of Nobe Ridge, WV passed away on February 2, 2021, at his home with his wife Lynn and brother Marshall by his side.

He was born October 11, 1954, in Parkersburg, WV, a son of the late James and Ada Mae Morrison. 

Weldon graduated from Calhoun High School.  He married Lynn Whipkey on October 11,1973.  They were married for 47 years.  He was a truck driver for 20 years at Victory and Usxpress.  Weldon served honorably in the US military for 5 years in both US Marine Corps and US Army.Weldon was a Christian, a loving husband, dad, granddad, and great-granddad.  He loved pushing trucks up and down the road and was known in many states and truck stops simply by “Woodsplitter”,his CB handle.  Through the years, Weldon spent countless hours building cabinets, tables, and bookshelves for friends and family.  Working in the garden and with the flowers were things that he enjoyed doing with Lynn.  He enjoyed riding horses and cooking chili and brown beans. Cookouts with family and friends was always a summertime favorite.  There was also always the famous apple butter festival over a fire, made in grandma's copper kettle.

Weldon is survived by his wife, Lynn; children Travis(Doretta), Mandy (Casey), and Andy (Susan); grandchildren Zack (Katie) Church,Victoria (Shane) Tucker, Gunner Fought, and Harley Morrison;great-grandchildren William Church, Zane Tucker, Teagan Morrison, and Abel Church; siblings Melvin (Christa) Morrison, Linda (Hollie) Daggett, Ioake Eckard, Helen (Richard) Irvin, Arma (Dean) Swain, and Marshall (Peaches)Morrison; several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service with military rights will be held at Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Grantsville, WV, on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.  Please practice social distancing and wear a mask. Online condolences may be expressed at www.stumpfuneralhomes.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 6th, 2021 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 6th, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc.-Grantsvile
    Address
    107 Market St.
    GRANTSVILLE, WV 26147
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, February 6th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 6th, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc.-Grantsvile
    Address
    107 Market St.
    GRANTSVILLE, WV 26147
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Irwin yoak

Posted at 04:08am
Pat and Irwin Yoak are sending prayers up for Lynn and the whole family. Our condolences won't stop the pain but you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Pat and Irwin Yoak
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Beverly J Wright

Posted at 04:58pm
MY condolences to the Morrison family on the loss of Weldon. Mr Morrison Thank You for your military service. It was greatly appreciated. May God send His Blessings to this family during this difficult time. God Bless. Beverly
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Willa Hoskinson

Posted at 03:52pm
We wish to convey our condolences upon the death of Weldon. We are sure he will be greatly missed by the family. May God bless you all. Willa (Collins) and Floyd Hoskinson
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