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Colin Drake Morris

November 6, 2003 — January 26, 2023

Colin Drake Morris

 

Colin Drake Morris, 19, of Sanford passed away on Thursday January 26, 2023. A memorial service will be held on Sunday February 5, 2023, at Rogers Pickard Funeral Home at 3pm. Family will receive friends starting at 1pm before the service.

 

Colin was born in Moore Co. to his loving parents James Garret Morris and Christina C. Morris. He loved Elmo and Christmas and was described as a little warrior and fighter. Forever small but mighty.

 

He is survived by his parents James Garret Morris and Christina C. Morris; brothers Jonathan Kellam (Elizabeth) and Riley Morris; maternal grandmother Diane Fore; paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Steve Johnson; aunts Amy Carter, Jennifer Cassevah, Carrie Sloan, and Cathy Wilson; uncle Jim Wilson; and many cousins and great-aunts and great-uncles.

 

He was preceded in death by his loving grandfather Thomas Cassevah; great-grandmother Norma Cassevah; great gandmother Lona Howard and cousin Philip Gunter.

 

The family would like to give special thanks to the many people who helped care for Colin throughout his life; Easterseals Stepping Stones staff, Emily Page, Lindsay Tipton, and Linda McNeill; Sanford Pediatric Staff, Dr. Mindy Marlowe, Dr. Tammy Lloyd, Kelly, Anita, Cathy, and Tommie; Dr. Andy Huss and Dr. Tara Huss; Medicine Park Staff, Charity Dodson and Tracy Edington; Floyd L. Knight Teaching staff, Sarah Craig and Terri McVay; and Bayada Nursing Staff, Leeann Wierzbicki, Kayla Canfora, Jennifer Bergin, Lisa Melby, and Sara Lake.

 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Easterseals UCP Lee County Group Home, 4334 Lee Avenue, Sanford, NC 27330.

 

The family asks that attendees wear Christmas themed apparel in honor of Colin’s love of Christmas.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Colin Drake Morris, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Sunday, February 5, 2023

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home

509 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330

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Memorial Service

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home

509 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330

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