Robert L. Morrison, 79 of Plainview, died at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield on Sunday, April 7, 2019, at 2:47 a.m. He was born on December 2, 1939, in Carlinville to Harold A. Morrison and Norine (Weidner) Lind.
He married Judith C. (Estes) Morrison on April 21, 1962, in Forest Home, IL. He was a farmer as well as owner/operator of Morrison Trucking. Robert was a member of the US Army Reserves for two years. He was a graduate of the Southwestern High School Class of 1958. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church of Forest Home, IL and Masonic Lodge of Plainview, IL. He enjoyed Case tractors and loved his cats.
He is survived by his spouse, Judith Morrison of Plainview; children, Robert A. Morrison of Plainview, Jonathan E. (Joanna) Morrison of Tolono, and Greta E. Morrison (companion, Johnny) of Plainview; and grandchild, Amelia L. Morrison.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation services will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019, at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services are Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home followed by burial at Morrison Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to First Assembly of God Church, East Alton. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.