Rodney Dale Morris


Rodney Dale Morris, dedicated husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, went home to be with our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022.

He was a lifelong resident of Cleveland, where he worked as a HVAC tech for over 50 years. Rodney was an avid bass fisherman and loved spending time with his family. He was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Jessie; and brothers, Bob Morris and Tom Morris.

Rodney is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Williams Morris; three daughters, Missy (Tim) Roark, Kristy (Brent) Lee and Sandra (Billy) Heming; grandchildren, Tanner (Shelby) Hunt, Tyler (Johnna) Hunt, Logan (Sarah) Blackwell, Emily ( Ed) Prok, Seth (Aubree) Lee, Caleb (Danielle) Lee, Luke Lee, Wiley Heming, Anna-Kay Heming, Bela Roark and Dru Roark; six great-grandchildren, Isaac Hunt, Jameson Hunt, Willow May Hunt, Theo Lee, Oasis Roark and Orayn Roark; sister, Brenda (Guinn) Stinnett; and brother, Ed (Elaine) Morris.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, at 3 p.m., at Avenue Church, 1720 Perry St. SE, Cleveland, TN 37311.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to Nolan and Cara Rumble Adoption Fund at



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