In Memory of Bobby Morrison
Millinocket - Robert B. Morrison, 73, of Millinocket, beloved husband of 52
years of Ellen (Boyer) Morrison, went home to his Lord on Monday, March 03,
He was born in Millinocket on January 29, 1930 the son of Hector and Beulah
A lifelong resident of Millinocket, Bob was a
1949 graduate of Stearns High
In his early years, he delivered milk for Boddy`s Dairy. He then began his
career with Great Northern Paper Company, first in the boiler house, then as a
pattern maker and fill in foreman. He retired as a Class A millwright from Great
Northern in 1986 after a total of 38 years.
Bobby was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and
gardening. He especially enjoyed spending time at his camp on South Twin Lake.
He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Millinocket, Northern
Timber Cruisers Snowmobile Club, the Katahdin Area Support Group, International
Order of Odd Fellows, Turkey Tail Road Association, and International
Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of American.
He is survived by his wife of Millinocket; two daughters, Donna and her husband,
Larry Swanson of Durham, New Hampshire, Joyce and her husband, Bill Harris of
Mesa, Arizona; one son, Michael and wife Carol Morrison of Millinocket; seven
grandchildren; Eric and Marc Swanson, Craig and Mandy Higgins, Ariel, Bryce, and
Logan Morrison; seven great-grandchildren; four brothers; Lewis, Harry, and Gary
all of Millinocket, and Frank of Florida; two sisters; Joyce Kovalcik of Steep
Falls and Ruth Gonya of Gorham.
He was predeceased by a brother, Hector and a sister, Jean DeVoe. Bobby was a
man that other men emulated. He taught through his actions the value of love,
respect, hard work, and the meaning of family. He will be remembered by friends
for his unselfishness, generous heart, and unwavering friendship. He wa a quiet
man who showed so much strength and caring. Bobby was a wonderful husband,
loving father, and unwavering friend.
We will remember the night that Bobby left this earyh because the lights went
out in town and the stars shone brightly.
A Memorial Service will be held at the First Congregational Church in
Millinocket 1:00 PM Friday, March 7, 2003. The Rev. Dr. Patrick Seymour, pastor,