John Albert Morse, 61, formerly of Sunbury, died Thursday, October 5, 2017 at his daughter’s residence in Alpharetta, GA. A native of Perquimans County, NC, he was born January 17, 1956 to Marie Hunter Leary and the late Ray Morse, Jr. John was the owner and operator of Jimmy’s BBQ in Sunbury and active in the Watery Swamp Hunt Club.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Danielle Morgan and husband, C.J. of Alpharetta, GA; granddaughters, Nora and Rebecca; two sisters, Sheila Richardson and husband, Hap of AL and Patricia Eason of Hertford, NC; and a brother, Donald Morse of Hertford, NC.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 9, 2017 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with Rev. John Hilt officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home and at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday at the residence of Iris Bundy, 848 Wellfield Road, Elizabeth City, NC. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ALS Association, Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter, 4 North Blount Street, Suite #200, Raleigh, NC 27603. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Morse family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
405 East Church Street