Dowd Wilson Morris

  • Born: November 7, 1929
  • Died: February 24, 2015
  • Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina

The J. F. Floyd Mortuary

235 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Tel. (864) 582-5451

Tribute & Message From The Family

Dowd Wilson Morris, 85, of 130 Country Club Court, Spartanburg, SC, passed away peacefully after a long illness. Dowd was a loving and devoted husband of 63 years to his wife Jo and proud father to daughter Donna. Dowd was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and began his career in banking at Wachovia Bank in 1950. In 1964, he accepted a position at Spartanburg Bank and Trust as Senior Vice President of Operations. In 1983, he was offered a new opportunity at Greenville National Bank in Greenville, South Carolina. He remained as Senior Vice President of Operations until he retired at age 65 in 1993.

He is survived by his wife, Jo Morris of Spartanburg, South Carolina, daughter, Donna Morris, son-in-law, Lothrop Morris, and granddaughters whom he loved dearly, Emery and Rowan Morris of Palm Beach, Florida.

He was loved by his family and friends and will be remembered for his strength, dedication, and honesty. He was our rock and will be deeply missed.

A private family memorial will be held at a later date.

The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Polycystic Kidney Foundation, 8330 Ward Pkwy Suite 510, Kansas City, MO 64114 or online at

Floyd's North Church Street Chapel

Condolence & Memory Journal

I will remember how Mr Morris loved my cornbread. May God continue to be with you and your family.

Posted by Crystal Gail Smith - 1417 Bishop Rd Inman, SC - Former Caregiver   February 28, 2015

Sorry to hear about Dowd. Thinking of you Donna, and you Momma Jo - with love. Many memories I have in Hillbrook at your house. Jo and Dowd sure must've loved us after all the messes we caused :) Prayers.

Posted by sarah jo hutto - Family friend   February 27, 2015

Dear Donna, Mr. Morris and family,

We are thinking of you all and you are in our thoughts and prayers. Hold onto the memories, they are precious.

Love, Scooter and Craig Marshall

Posted by A friend   February 27, 2015

You are in our thoughts and prayers

Posted by Gail Foltz - Salisbury, NC   February 27, 2015

You are in our thoughts and prayers -

Posted by Kay Mullis Murthwaite - Salisbury, NC   February 27, 2015