John W. Morris, Sr., 86, lived in Ridgefield

John W. Morris, Sr., 86, of Ridgefield, died on Sunday, July 27, at Danbury Hospital.

He was husband of the late Alberta (Languell) Morris, father of Elizabeth “Beth” Hedlund, Eva Hagon, Mary “Nelle” Schivera, Gilbert Morris, Thomas Morris and Wade Morris, brother of Martha Vail, grandfather of twelve and great grandfather of four.

Memorial Services will take place on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m. in the Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, 207 Main St., Ridgefield. Interment will follow in the Columbarium of Jess Lee Church with military honors.

The family will receive friends at the church following the Memorial Service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church. Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah Street, is in charge of arrangements.