Cecil Leroy Morrison, 77, of Stewardson passed away at 11:15 p.m. Friday (November 18, 2011) at St. Anthony’s Hospital, Effingham.
Cecil was born & raised in Mode, IL. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Effingham.He managed the Wente Locker in Stewardson, IL. for 25 years.He also worked as an auto body repairman for Beals Ford & Dan Hecht Chevrolet for many years.Cecil loved working outdoors, woodworking was his specialty.He loved to tinker with his prized Cushman Truck.He was a devoted husband & loved just being with his family. He always had the warmest Smile & a kind word to all.
Surviving is his wife, Barbara Morrison of Stewardson; sisters, Francis (Delbert) Polley of Decatur, Mildred Black of Shelbyville, sister-in-law Claudette Morrison of Mode; sons, Roger Morrison of Effingham, Tim Morrison of Beecher City, Michael (Heather) Schultz, Mark ( Karla) Schultz all of Stewardson; daughters, Connie Welton of Shelbyville, Brenda ( Rick) Lohman of Mason and Julie Schultz of Strasburg; 18 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mont & Laura Morrison; brothers, Lester Morrison, Billy (Violet) Morrison; sons, Monte Morrison(infant) & JD Morrison; Daughter, Diana Schultz.
Private Family Services will be held. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church in Effingham. Brummerstedt Funeral Home in Stewardson in charge of Arrangements.