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Harold McMorris, Sr.

February 9, 1942 ~ July 3, 2021 (age 79)

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Mr. Harold McMorris, Sr. affectionately known as "Hal" was born on February 9, 1942 to the late Orsie Files and the late Lula McMorris Files.  He entered into Eternal Rest on Saturday, July 3, 2021.

He received Christ at an early age and served the Lord as a Deacon at Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist  Church and New Hope Baptist Church.  Upon his graduation from Gallman High School he was sworn into the U. S. Air Force.  He is a Vietnam veteran.

He is predeceased by his sister, Marie "Baby Rae" Steedley and brother Jimmie "Russell" Files.

Hal will be missed by his favorite cousin, Lynn whom he'd sit on the phone and talk everything sports.  He was a great man who touched  many lives and never met a stranger.  He has traveled over half the USA, his last count was 28 states.

Hal leaves to cherish his precious memory his "Sweetie" Doriece McMorris who he was married to for 53 years;; son, Harold McMorris, Jr. (Stephanie); daughter, Inga D. (Joe) McMorris; five grandchildren, Charvez and Mercedez McMorris, Charlez Summers, III, Harold McMorris, III and Imani S. McMorris; ten great-grandchildren; two nephews, Brian Steedley and Damien Files; a niece, Katrina Brooks; a host of cousins, family and friends whom he loved dearly.

A graveside service will be conducted on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Fort Jackson National Cemetery with Full Military Honors.  Family visitation and Homegoing Services will be on Wednesday, July 7, 2021  at the Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  All in attendance are required to wear a mask or face covering and to practice social distancing.

Services will be streamed  through Facebook via  this link

 Service Information

July 7, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Homegoing Services (Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel)

Graveside Service
July 8, 2021

12:00 PM
Fort Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Road
Columbia, SC 29229

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