Charles Samuel Morris (4)

Charles Samuel Morris, retired Navy submarine commander and resident of Pass-a-grille, Florida, went to be with the Lord on November 10th, 2016 at the age of 83 after a long journey with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Daisy; two daughters, Denise and Kitty; six grandchildren, Kristin, Kelly, Sean, David, Michael, and Jaclyn; two great-grandchildren, Liam and Kaitlyn; along with siblings, Barbara, Cathy and Richard. Born in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania in 1933 to Charles and Catherine Morris. Sam joined the Marines at age 17. Due to his exceptional performance, he was selected to study engineering at the Naval Academy and graduated in 1956. Sam married the love of his life, Daisy, on January 12th, 1957. During his career in the Navy, Sam and family were stationed at several Naval Ports along the Eastern Seaboard. Sam retired with the rank of Commander and the family settled in the area of St. Pete Beach, Florida where he began a second career as a software engineer in the defense industry. Sam was a skilled waterman and avid swimmer. He enjoyed taking his family and friends sailing on his beloved schooner, Lady Kristin. Sam had a tremendous sense of humor and was very generous to his family. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. A graveside service is scheduled for December 8, 2016 at 1:30PM at Bay Pines National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be to the American Cancer Society. Brett Funeral Home & Cremation Services.