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PEKIN ~ Donald Richard Morrison, 91, of Pekin, passed away at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at his residence.
Born September 15, 1925 in Clinton to Carl and Mildred Morrison, he married Ruth Goble on October 24, 1987 in East Peoria.  She survives.

Also surviving are eight children; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother and two sisters.
He was a World War II Navy veteran.

He worked for Caterpillar, Inc., retiring in 1985 in the central shop as a sign painter.
Don was an artist, enjoyed golf and was a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

He attended Pekin First Church of God.

His celebration of life memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  Pastor Dwight Winnett will officiate.  Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  Military honors will be provided by the United States Navy and the Tazewell Area Ceremonial Team.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Peoria Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 837, Peoria, IL 61652 or to Teen Challenge, 311 South Olive Street, Peoria, IL 61612.
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