Jerry Raymer Morrison, 80, of Statesville, N.C., passed away, Monday, July 25, 2022, at the S. Mitchell Mack Hospice House in Mooresville, N.C.

Mr. Morrison was born October 6, 1941, in Washington, D.C., and was the son of the late James Tilden Morrison Jr. and Letty Mull Morrison. Jerry was a graduate of Scotts High School and honorably served in the U.S. Army. He was an auto mechanic with Bell & Howard Chevrolet and Dixie Jeep Eagle in Statesville and enjoyed restoring classic cars in his spare time. He was married on July 1, 1961, to Barbara Beckham Morrison. Together they shared 61 years of marriage.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Morrison was preceded in death by his sister, Doris M. Service.

Those left to cherish his memory include his beloved wife Barbara; his daughter, Diane Stewart (Marshall); his son, James Tilden Morrison III (Tiffeny); his sister, Janice Comer (Martin); his grandsons, Matthew Stewart, Jacob Stewart, Benjamin Stewart, James Tilden Morrison IV and Cameron Morrison.

A service to celebrate the life of Jerry Morrison will be held Friday, July 29, 2022, at 7 p.m. at New Amity ARP Church with Chaplain Aaron Macemore of Hospice of Iredell County officiating. The family will visit with friends at the church from 6 to 7 p.m. prior to the service.

Those wishing to make memorials are asked to consider Hospice of Iredell County. Online condolences may be made to the Morrison family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

2 thoughts on “Jerry Raymer Morrison

    • Teresa Watts says:

      Such a lovely man. I worked with him at Bell & Howard and Dixie Jeep. He always had a smile on his face, and was so humble. I have missed him since I left there. Condolences to his family. I know you are going to miss him dearly.

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