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David Thomas Morse, Sr.

October 10, 1948 - January 18, 2018

AHOSKIE, NC – David Thomas Morse, Sr., age 69, passed away on January 18, 2018 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC.

Mr. Morse was born on October 10, 1948 to James A. and Dorothy “Kitty” Albertson Morse in Norfolk, VA. David was a graduate of Great Bridge High School and then attended Fredrick Military Academy. He served as a marine in Vietnam, and was proud disabled American Veteran. David worked as a High Voltage Electrician at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard for 33 years before retiring. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. David was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, son-in-law, and friend that will be deeply missed by all that knew him.

Besides his parents, David was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery Morse, a grandson, Forrest Mitchell, and three brothers-in-law, J B Eason, James Grelles, and James Prince.

David is survived by his loving wife, Tammy, two sons, David Thomas Morse, Jr., and Todd Mitchell, both of Colerain, NC; three grandchildren, Casey Morse, Alexander Mitchell, and Skyler Mitchell; brother, J Allen Morse and wife Peggy; sister, Jo-Ann Eason; mother-in-law, M. Jean Grelles; two sisters-in-law, Penny Fahey and husband Larry, and Colleen Durant; along with a host of nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 21, 2018, at 2:00 PM, at the Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC. The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Morse family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, January 21, 2018


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

The family will receive friends following the celebration of life service.

Service Information

Date: Sunday, January 21, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm


Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Hwy 42 West
Ahoskie, NC 27910

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