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Carroll Richard Morris

Carroll Richard Morris, 88 of Apex, North Carolina passed away Sunday, November 19, 2023. He was born on February 19, 1935, in Glasgow, Kentucky to the late Ralph and Myrtle Morris. Carroll was raised on a self-sustaining farm in Kentucky. Carroll joined the U.S. Marine Corps and completed basic training at Camp Lejeune. He served our country honorably in South Korea for three years. He married the love of his life, Jane Kinslow, in 1956. Carroll ran a successful business, Michigan Industrial Hardwood in Northwest Indiana, for over 40 years. Carroll enjoyed world traveling and occasionally using his skills to play card games such as blackjack and rook.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Jane Kinslow Morris; and brothers, Arnold Morris and Robert Nelson Morris.

He is lovingly remembered by his daughters, Donna (Mike) Murphy and Diane (Rich) White; sisters, Freida (James) Webb and Betty Layne Barnett; grandchildren, Rylan (Kelli) Murphy, Shaine (Alexa) Murphy, Weston (Emily) Murphy, Shaylyn Murphy, Jennifer White, and Alan White; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions may be donated to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC or Wounded Warrior Project.

A graveside service for Mr. Morris will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday morning from 10:00 AM until 10:45 AM at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Please share your condolences with the family at

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