Obituary for Anthony Morrison
Anthony “Tony” Morrison, 59, of Marietta, died Friday morning, August 11, 2017 in Marietta.
Born April 14, 1958 in Marietta, he was a son of the late Ernest and Fanchon Doyle Morrison.
He had retired from the U. S. Army Corp of Engineers and had been employed by Ingram Barge Company as a tow boat pilot. Tony had also been manager of the Highland Ridge Water Association and currently thoroughly enjoyed working as a school bus driver for Marietta City Schools. He was a member of Masonic Lodge American Union #1 and the Marietta Shrine Club. Also the Sons of the American Legion, Loyal Order of Moose #1823 and was an active member of the Marietta Boat Club. Tony enjoyed golfing, bike riding, Ohio State University football games and time spent working outdoors.
Tony married Shirley Davis on August 20, 1983. She survives, along with his aunt, Mabel Anderson, of Silver Spring, MD, his mother-in-law Mary Davis, of Marietta, brothers-in-law Bob Davis, Roger (Connie) Davis, Charles (Kathy) Davis, several cousins, nieces, nephews and life long friends.
A gathering of Tony’s family and friends to celebrate his life will be held August 20th at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home from 2PM to 4PM, with a sharing of memories to begin at 4:00. Burial of ashes will be in Putnam Cemetery. His family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Shinoj Pattali and the staff at Strecker Cancer Center. It is suggested that memorials may be directed to Strecker Cancer Center, P. O. Box 97, Marietta, OH 45750.