Age: 44 Address: Yancey County Date of Death: Thursday, December 19, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Sergeant William Michael Morrow, Jr., USMC Retired went home to be with the Lord Thursday, December 19, 2013. A native of Yancey County, he was an active Veteran of Operation Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. Will was a recipient of numerous awards and medals, including the Bronze Star with “V” for Valor, and 3 Navy and Marie Corps Achievement medals with “V” for Valor.
His maternal grandmother: Ocie Hensley Penland passed away Friday, December 20, 2013
Surviving are 2 sons: Ben Morrow and wife, Chelsea, and Tyler Morrow; parents: Mike Morrow and wife, Sharon, and Linda Penland; 2 sisters: Amanda Hensley and Michela Boone; a brother: Brian Morrow,; his paternal grandmother: Opha Hylemon Morrow; and, 2 granddaughters: Madalyn Morrow and Zoey Morrow, all of Burnsville. Numerous aunts, uncles and oher family members also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2PM Monday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Bobby Ray will officiate. Burial will be in the John Morrow Family Cemetery, with military honors by members of the US Marine Corps.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.