John David Morris, “J.D”, 79, of Elberon, VA (formerly of Kinston) passed in peace on Sunday March 24th. J.D. is survived by his wife of 47 years Martha Morris, two sons John and Joey Morris both of Elberon VA a daughter, Telia Madden (Mark) of Fort Mill, SC, two grandchildren, Alex and Zachary Madden, and a sister Flora Mae Hawkins of Kinston NC, along with a host of nieces and nephews.

J.D. was preceded in death by his sister Nellie Jewel Olsen, his mother Mary Holloway, his step-father Edward (Red) Holloway, brother in laws, George H. Olsen and Murrill Hawkins, nieces Mary Mumford and Marion Hawkins and a great-nephew, Jeffrey Hinson.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 6th at Tanglewood Church, 2103 Rouse Rd. in Kinston, with a reception following.