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Richard Allen Morris
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
    336 Campbells Creek Drive
    Charleston, WV 25306

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“Will miss our talks. I thought yesterday who can i tell this too Allen and i looked up and talked to you. Miss you. Jeanette ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“WE can hear the drums beating as Richard Allen Morris walks through the gates of heaven. He will be joined by fellow Marines who served and many...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: John & Carolyn Schmonsees - NC

Once a Marine, Always a Marine  The Silver Star Medal is the 3rd highest combat VALOR decoration. “Whenever I learn that another Marine has answered his final muster, I am reminded by words in our Marine's Hymn that the streets of heaven are...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Another Marine - Summerville, SC

“My wife, Kim and I are saddened to hear of Richard's passing. I had the honor of serving with him, Delta Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marines, during the Battle...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Melvin (Frenchie) Bourgeois - OK

“I remember meeting with my husband Robert yes it was once or twice but you always made me feel part of the Napier family so I want to thank you for...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Mary Napier - St George, GA

Richard Allen Morris, 71, of Moncks Corner, South Carolina, husband of Dorothy "Dot" Napier Morris entered into eternal rest Wednesday, April 25, 2018. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, 232 Calhoun Street at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, James Island.

Allen was born March 2, 1947 in Charleston, SC, son of Betty Johnson Schmonsees, and the late William J.A. Schmonsees, Jr. He was a USMC Veteran of Vietnam where he was a recipient of a Silver Star and two Purple Hearts.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Dorothy "Dot" Morris of Moncks Corner, SC; mother, Betty Schmonsees; two daughters, Allison Morris Jackson (Justin), Dorothy Kitchens (Scott) all of James Island, SC; two sisters, Judy Dyches (Jimmy) of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Jackie McNamara (Jimmy) of Sullivan's Island, SC; brother, William J.A. Schmonsees, II (Chantale) of Washington, DC; seven grandchildren, Samantha, Cameron, Chloe, Fischer, Amelia, Gabriel, and Lucas.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 336 Campbells Creek Drive, Charleston, WV 25306.

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232 Calhoun Street Charleston, SC 29401


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604 Fort Johnson Road James Island, SC 29412
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