Edward 'Eddie' Morris, noted floraculturist
Edward Thomas "Eddie" Morris, 76, of Wilmington, formerly of Easton, Md., passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Eddie was a floraculturist and the owner and proprietor of W. D. Martine and Son on Shipley Road for over 50 years. He hosted the weekly radio program on WILM called The Garden Club for 30 years.
Eddie was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and was also a member of the Masons.
He was predeceased by his three brothers, Hugh, Walter and James Morris. He is survived by his wife of four years, Faye E. Morris; and siblings Annabell Howett of Rehoboth, Charles Morris of Smyrna, Louise Miller of Bear. Elvie Albanese of Rehoboth, Harriet Hale of Wilmington, and Paul Morris of Milton.
Funeral services will be held at noon, Monday, Jan. 6, at the Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington where friends and family may visit from 11 a.m. to noon. Interment will follow the service at Chester Bethel Cemetery.