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David Gordon Morris

August 28, 1959 ~ June 9, 2019 (age 59)

David Gordon Morris, 59, of Woodford, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Morris was a Fire Lieutenant for the Fredericksburg Fire Department, with over 30 years of service. He was also an EMT instructor for the Fire Department.  Mr. Morris is an original member of the Regional Hazardous Materials Team and helped develop and teach the Swiftwater Rescue Program.  He also served as an ACLS and PALS instructor for Mary Washington Health Care for over 20 years.  He was the recipient of the Fredericksburg Jaycees Firefighter of the Year award in 2008. 

Survivors include his wife, Debra Ellen Morris; father-in-law Gilbert Tellefsen; brother and sister-in-law Roy and Paula Tellefsen; nieces Shea Tellefsen and Mina Olsen Ryen; nephew Paul Tellefsen; and numerous other family members in the United States and Norway. Mr. Morris was preceded in death by his mother, Grace R. Morris and his father, Wilbur Morris.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 13th at Covenant Funeral Service Chapel, Fredericksburg. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association,

P.O. Box 15829 Arlington, VA 22215.

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