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Christopher Morris

August 28, 1963 ~ April 30, 2021 (age 57)

Obituary

Christopher J. Morris, son of the late Adrian and Ruth A.(Partin) Morris was called home to rest on April 30, 2021. He was born on August 28, 1963 at Newport Hospital in Newport, Rhode Island. Chris’ mother was told to name him Martin for that was the day of the great “March on Washington”.

Chris leaves to cherish his memory three sisters: Angela Ware of Fulton, KY; Terry and Renee Morris, both of Providence, RI. He also leaves behind one niece, Bianca Bevilacqua(Matthew), their son Oliver a great nephew, and one nephew, Zachary I. Morris all of Providence RI; an Aunt Dorothy Martin of Ypsilanti, MI; two uncles, Al Partin of Bristol RI and Jerry Morris(Bernice) of Atlanta, GA; Cousin/Sister Charlene Maynard(Dennis) of Rehoboth, MA; Cousin/Brother Trevor Partin of Providence, RI; Cousin/Sister Cindy Oliver- Henley of Warren, RI, as well as a host of family and dear friends. Also, Chris was preceded in death by his late Sister Linda J. Morris and his Godmother Sylvia Pulliam. 

After many years of service, Chris retired from the Rhode Island School of Design, Joe’s American Bar and Grill, and finally McCormick and Schmick’s Fine Dining Restaurant, all of Providence, RI.

Chris was a remarkably talented young man who excelled at every task he encountered. For example, he was a premiere person in Rhode Island, noted for his outstanding fashion shows that helped raised funds for Aids Awareness. Through his fashion shows, several people were discovered and later became celebrities starring in popular television shows, commercials, and music videos. 

Chris enjoyed life to the fullest, he would not let anything or anyone stand in his way. Chris was always reaching for the stars. Chris loved spending time with his family and friends. He always loved having big meals during the holidays, especially, when he was the primary Chef. Chris loved watching movies, old television shows like the Golden Girls and listening to music. Chris was a huge Diana “The Boss” Ross fan. Chris would come to her defense in any situation, whether she was right or wrong. In his down time, he often read tabloids like the National Enquirer. Chris maintained long-term relationships with childhood friends from high school and Wiggins Village Housing Complex. 

Chris left a lifelong and positive impact on many and he will be missed by all who knew him.

 

Topic: Chris Morris Service
Time: May 7, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 7, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ebenezer Baptist Church
475 Cranston Street
Providence, RI 02907

Celebration of Life
Friday
May 7, 2021

7:00 PM
Ebenezer Baptist Church
475 Cranston Street
Providence, RI 02907

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