Luther McKinley Morrison Jr., 85, of Wilkesboro, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Hudson Hospice and Palliative Care Center. He was born Oct. 5, 1935, in Wilkes County to Luther McKinley Morrison Sr. and Agnes Elizabeth Brewer Morrison. Mr. Morrison was a member of Wilkesboro Baptist Church and a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in the Korean War. He worked for Gaddy Motor Company for 23 years and later as a custodian for the Wilkes County School System. Luther was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruby Morrison; brothers, Nolan, Bobby and Roy Morrison.
Luther is survived by his sister, Betty Towell of Concord; brothers, Thomas “Allen” Morrison of Concord; Harold Morrison and spouse, Jeanette, Jerry “Ronnie” Morrison and spouse, Janet, all of Wilkesboro; many nieces and nephews; and special neighbor, Danny Anderson of Wilkesboro.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at Miller Funeral Chapel with Chaplain Larry Reavis officiating. Burial with military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard Post 1142 will follow in Mountain Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday, prior to the service. The family requested no flowers. Memorials may be made to the VFW Post 1142, P.O. Box 357, North Wilkesboro. N.C., 28659. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.miller
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