Jason Courtney Morris of Delmar passed away on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 due to injuries sustained from an auto accident.
He was born on March 30, 1976 in Salisbury, a son of Brenda L. Morris of Delmar and the late Joseph C. Morris.
Jason graduated from Delmar High School with the class of ‘94, where he played soccer. After high school Jason spent some time in New England before returning to his beloved Delmar to be near family and friends. He spent the last 14 years working for Norfolk Southern as a track foreman and welder. He was an active member of the Delmar Fire Department, where he was currently serving as 4th assistant engineer and served in various capacities through the years. He was also a member of the Sussex County Technical Rescue Team.
To know Jason was to love Jason. He will be remembered for his witty sense of humor, his charming grin and as a wonderful son, brother, husband and friend and most importantly as a loving and caring father.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his beloved wife, Jessica Morris; sons, Seth Courtney Morris and Jason “JJ” Courtney Morris, Jr.; brother, Joseph C. Morris, Jr. and his fiancée Kristen Lowe; sister, Jennifer C. Miller; nieces and nephews, Whitley Allexus Olmstead and her husband David, Joseph Koy Langless, Chance Morris, and Kenzie Morris; great nephews, Keegan and Sean-David Olmstead; aunt and uncle, Becky and Michael Higgins; and many cousins. He is also survived by his stepchildren Matthew and Mia Hammond and by in-laws, Joy and Keith Baker and their family.
A walk-through visitation for family and friends was held on Sunday, Dec. 27 at Short Funeral Home in Delmar. A fireman’s funeral service was held privately.Interment took place in St. Stephen’s Cemetery in Delmar.
In memory of Jason, contributions may be made in his memory to the Delmar Fire Department, P.O. Box 143, Delmar, DE 19940 or the St. Stephens United Methodist Church, 101 E. State Street, Delmar, DE 19940.
Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home in Delmar. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.shortfh.com.