Frank M. Morrison

frank morrison
Frank M. Morrison, 82, of Asheville, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015. Born in North Billerica, MA, he was a son of the late Gladys M. St John and Samuel Morrison and step-son of the late Manuel A. Pares. He was also preceded in death by three wives, Rita E. Morrison, Evelyn Morrison and Barbara L. Morrison. Frank proudly served his country as a Corporal in the US Marines Corps from 1948-1952. He went on to become a Regional Administrator with the US Securities and Exchange Commission of New York, retiring in 1989 with 26 years of service. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. Frank is survived by one daughter, Diana L. Morrison Poole and her husband, Robert; two sons, Steve Morrison and his wife, Trudie and Michael P. Morrison, as well as three grandchildren, Christopher, Samantha and Alia. A funeral service and interment will be at 1:30 PM on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Lewis Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian. In lieu of flowers, the family graciously asks that memorial donations be made in Frank's name to either the American Cancer Society, PO Box 2271, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or to the Wounded Warrior Project (

View current weather.

Memories Timeline


  1. I am truly saddened and very sorry to have lost a dear friend and one of the kindest men I’ve known. I am thinking about all of you at this time of great sorrow and wish you peace as come to terms with this tremendous loss. ‘ In love there is no separation.’
    With much love,
    Gina Dudgeon

  2. Frank was an inspiration to many of the members in the WNC Parrothead Club. I know Bob & I enjoyed our time with Frank & Barbara. I know Heaven is a little brighter with the three of them together. May God’s loving Grace give you strength and may all the special memories give you Peace. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Frank was a good friend and we will miss him terribly. We remember the fun times that we enjoyed with Frank and Barbara. Our sympathy and special thoughts are with you. Skip & Sandra Dunham

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle