Roy Morrison, Jr.

Roy Eugene Morrison, Jr., 63, of Merryville died Sunday, Mar. 28, 2021.

He graduated from Merryville High School, he also attended McNeese State University and The Oklahoma School of Farriers. He attended Calvary Baptist Church in Merryville where he served as a Deacon. He retired from the Beauregard Tax Assessor’s Office and also from the Beauregard Parish School Board where he drove a bus for 30 plus years. He was a former member of the Lions Club and past president of the Cooper Cemetery Association. He was employed by the Beauregard Sheriff’s Office as a deputy and was stationed at the Beauregard Parish Court House.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy E. Morrison, Sr. and Lola Mae Matthis Morrison; maternal grandparents, David Vernon and Ada Mae Welch Matthis; paternal grandparents, Henry B. and Mattie Lee Hare Morrison.

Visitation will continue on Wednesday, Mar. 31, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 10 a.m. at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder. Bro. Jim Miers will officiate. Burial will follow at Cooper Cemetery in Merryville.