Charles W. Morrison, 71


Charles W. “Charlie” Morrison, 71, of Pana, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, at his home.

Cremation rites were accorded, and a private family inurnment will be held in Elmwood Cemetery in Litchfield at a later date. McCracken-Dean Funeral Home in Pana is assisting the family.

Mr. Morrison was born Oct. 27, 1949, in Pana, the son of the late Carol and Vera (Zimmerman) Morrison.

A graduate of Litchfield High School, he received his master’s degree from Eastern Illinois University and held a PHD in English. He was a parole officer, and also worked for Farm Fans, Inc., GSI and Davis Construction. 

He was a member of Pana Elks Lodge #1261 and an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. He loved to drink coffee.

Memorials may be made to the Elks Crippled Children’s Fund and will be accepted by McCracken-Dean Funeral Home.

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