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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Morris, Ronald S.




Ronald S. Morris, 81, of Oakmont, passed away Monday, April 11, 2016, at his residence. He was the husband for 48 years of Elaine (Wallace) Morris; loving father of Douglas Morris, Mary (Jeffrey) Bronner, Kate Morris, Henry (Kristen) Morris and Jane Morris, M.D., (Meg MacDougal); grandfather of Elizabeth and Anna Morris, Stella and Lola Wallace, Saida Bronner, Cyrus and Avery Morris; and brother of Judson (Kathy) Morris. After graduating The Kent School in 1953, and graduating Yale University in 1957, Ronald proudly served our country with the Navy as a lieutenant JG from 1958 to 1961. His entire 30-year career was with U.S. Steel. He was a member of the Oakmont Country Club since 1982. He loved sports and the people he played with. If the game had a ball, he played it with incredible energy and skill. He was particularly accomplished at tennis and played competitive golf and paddle tennis until 2016. He was passionate about oceanography and was a master scuba diver exploring the seven seas. His shell collection is in Carnegie Museum of Natural History. He and Elaine were world travelers. He lived life with enthusiasm and courage, loving his family, walking his dogs through beautiful forests, planting trees and creating habitat for the birds. He was a naturalist at heart. The family invites friends to a celebration of his life from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2016, at the Oakmont Country Club, 1233 Hulton Road, Oakmont, PA 15139. Arrangements by BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC., Oakmont, 412-828-3535. Memorial donations may be made in his name to an Audubon Society or the National Wildlife Federation.