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Jonathan Daniel Morris February 15, 1980 - January 20, 2024

Born: Friday Feb 15, 1980

Died: Saturday Jan 20, 2024

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Jonathan "Daniel" Morris (43) of Eden, NC went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 20th. He passed away at Moses Cone hospital in Greensboro, NC.

Daniel had a passion for music, learning, and praising God. He was an incredible piano player, with the talent of being able to play by ear. He was also a singer/songwriter and worked as a Worship Leader at several churches over the years. Daniel was born again Christian. He loved creating music and using his voice to rejoice for the Lord. Daniel was a knowledge seeker and chose to expand his learning by gaining a bachelor’s degree from Liberty University. He loved to laugh, dance, and have fun with his family and friends. He enjoyed cooking and baking. In Daniel’s younger years, his mother would bring him by Fair’s where he loved visiting the staff and especially loved playing the piano.

Daniel was born on February 15th, 1980. Left to cherish his memories are his mother, Shirley Morris; his brothers Billy Morris (Judy), Bobby Morris (Kay), Steve Morris (Tish), Nathan Morris (Britteny); his nieces Kristen Spell (Billy), Kelly Roberts (TJ), Kasie Morris (Tyler), Sarah Morris, Kristin Colley; his nephews Cody Morris, Cole Colley; his grand-nieces Woodlin Roberts, Paisley Morris; his grand-nephews Bentley Morris, Thomas Roberts, Mason Morris, and Milo Frazier. Also, his cousins Amy Soyars, Sandy Carter, Rebecca Priddy, Debbie Gordon, Dale Dixon, Mike Dixon, John Dixon, Lori Mabe, Kevin Jones, Joel Gauldin, and Karen Baynes; special aunts, Gloria Gauldin, Kathy Wyatt, Janet Jones, Iris Dixon; special uncles, Walter Gauldin, Ronnie Jones.

Daniel is preceded in death by his father Charles Morris, grandfather Isaac Dixon, grandmother Carrie Dixon (whom he loved dearly), grandmother Claudine Chodnicki, grandfather Johnny Morris, grandmother Mabel Morris, and special uncle Wayne Wyatt, James Dixon.

A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Sunday January 28th at Fair Funeral Home Chapel with the visitation to be held on Saturday from 4 - 6 pm at Fair Funeral Home. Family and friends are invited to visit the family at the home of Kathy Wyatt (Daniel’s aunt) at 132 Dixon Road in Eden at other times. A  burial will be held at Noon on Monday at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at

Shirley I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and the family

Lisa Hutson and family

Shirley and family my thoughts and prayers are with you all🙏



Cindy Crouch

Shirley, I am so sorry for you loss. I pray that God will give you the strength that you need in the days ahead. Love and Prayers, Rebecca 

Rebecca Priddy

Shirley, my heart is broken. I'm so sorry. We have to remind ourselves he is experiencing the glories of Heaven right now. We will see him again. I will be praying for you. 

Bill Powell

Shirley, I am so deeply sorry for the loss of Daniel. I can't imagine the pain that you are going through. I pray for peace, and God's presence during this time and the days ahead of you. I have a lot of fond memories of Daniel. I know he is in a better place now, pain free rejoicing with the Lord and those gone on before us. 

Lori Hicks Collins

we are so sorry for everyone's loss.  Love and prayers.

Mike and Yuvonne Boyte

May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss. I pray the love for Daniel is forever carried in your memory. Words can't describe how saddened I am to here of his passing. Such a sweet, funny and loved guy! I will miss him dearly.  I just saw his obituary today. So sorry I didn't make it to say goodbye, but I know I will see him again...One sweet day. My thoughts and prayers are lifted. 

Amy Richardson Gilley

I am so sorry to hear of your loss!  You and the family are in our prayers!


Linda Crouch Smoak

We will surely miss neighbor And Friend, Daniel asked to traveled with a brief family at one time playing the piano as the boys sing. please remember the family and especially his mother. This was her baby boy. God bless each and everyone as connected to this family, and Jesus name

David Bray

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Daniel. Prayers for the family in the days ahead. 

Robin Setliff Apple (MHS Class of 1998)

Robin Setliff-Apple

Daniel you will be truly missed by all who knew you. I didn't see you much after high school but I was blessed to know you. Love ya my friend.

Alice Carter

GOD speed many great memories I'm sure your with GOD

Wayne Clifton

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