Richard A. Morrison

December 26, 1946 ‒ November 24, 2015

Marion, Ohio

Richard A. Morrison, age 68 of Marion, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at the Marion General Hospital.

Rick was born on December 26, 1946 in Marion, the son of Durward E. and Daisy J. (Armbruster) Morrison. He graduated from Harding High School in the class of 1964. Rick worked for the Railroad for many years, before he owned and operated a pizza shop in Marion. Rick was an avid Ohio State fan along with cheering on the Cleveland Browns and the Indians.

On December 3, 1977, Rick was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Snider in Marion at Fite Memorial Baptist Church.

Rick proudly served his country during Vietnam in the United States Army.

Rick is survived by his wife Patricia Ann Morrison; his children: Matthew Morrison and Scott (Lindsey) Morrison; granddaughters Claire and Avery Morrison; a brother David E. Morrison and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Martin Lee and George E. Morrison.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Gunder/Hall & Snyder Funeral Home, 347 West Center St., Marion from 2PM to 5PM; Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday at 11AM; Burial will be in Caledonia Cemetery.

The family would like to sincerely thank their special friend Marilyn McBeth, the nursing staff of Marion General Hospital and all of the staff at Heartland of Marion for the exceptional care given to Rick.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Parkinson’s Foundation or the American Cancer Society.

The Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Morrison family and condolences may be expressed at


  • We are sadden by the news we got today, Mr Morrison I know you will be deeply missed. Scott and the rest of the Morrison family you will be in our prayers and if you need anything we are all here for you!

    From your extended family PSP Kettering OH.

    We all love you.

  • Our sincere sympathy to all the family. We grew close to the family through our son Brad who is a close friend to Scott and through Edison Middle School. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers. I am sorry that we can not attend calling hours. May God bless you all. Fred and Margie Saull, Bradley and Brian

  • Scott,
    We are very sorry to hear about your father’s passing. Please extend our condolences to your family as well. If there is anything that we can do to help you through this most difficult time, do not hesitate to ask.

    Kathi and the rest of team 0234

  • Aunt Pat and Family,

    Sorry to hear of Uncle Rick’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.


  • Scott I am deeply sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Try reading John 14 1-4 and see if that provides any comfort. My entire family sends their love and prayers to you and your entire family. Louie

  • Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family at this time. Please let us know if there is anything at all we can do for any of you.

    With Warm Thoughts,
    Larry,Barb and Family

  • Dear Morrison Family,

    I am sorry for you loss. I know Pawpaw Rick will be greatly missed as a husband, father, and grandfather. I know his memory will live on in the hearts of his loved ones and I hope you can find some peace in this sad time in knowing that so many people will remember Rick as a lovable and good-hearted guy. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you all.

    Sarah S.