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Sergeant Donald “Larry” Morrow

August 28, 1958 ~ April 30, 2020 (age 61)

Obituary

Sergeant Donald “Larry” Morrow
August 28, 1958- April 30, 2020

Donald “Larry” Morrow was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on August 28, 1958 to parents Sue Ann (Fox) Lutterloh and Donald Larry Morrow, Sr. Larry and his younger brother Scott were raised by his mother, Sue, and step father Charles Edgar Lutterloh. Larry and Scott were more than just brothers, they were best friends throughout life. Where one of them was, the other was certain to be close by; whether fishing in the Outer Banks, playing football, or getting into shenanigans. As they grew up, those who knew Larry and Scott fondly likened them to Bo and Luke of the Dukes of Hazzard, such was their closeness and sense of adventure.

Larry graduated from Eastern Guilford High School, class of 1975, as Captain of the football team. Following graduation, Larry enlisted in the United States Air Force where he proudly served his country for ten years, working in Operations Intelligence and earning the rank of Sergeant. During this time Larry married, and became a father to his two beloved daughters, Robin Marie Morrow and Kelly Lee Morrow. From the time they were born, Larry referred to Robin and Kelly as “my girls.” Fatherhood became Larry’s joy. Weekends were filled with tossing a football, playing hide and seek, and taking his girls on a variety of fun-filled day trips. Throughout his life family, friends, and even the store clerk knew the pride and love he felt for his girls. Larry never ended a phone call without telling his girls that he loved them.

On September 11, 2001, when the Twin Towers in New York City were attacked, Larry took this as a call to protect and serve his country and those he loved. At age 47 Larry enlisted in the Army National Guard with the intention to deploy to Iraq. During his tour of duty, Sergeant Larry Morrow served his country with utmost bravery and honor. In the years following his time in Iraq, Larry fondly reminisced about the camaraderie and brotherhood he experienced with his fellow soldiers.

Those who knew Larry will miss his incredible sense of humor and infectious charm.
He was a captivating story teller, and loved passing along family history to his daughters. On Sundays Larry cheered for the Carolina Panthers. He often read the Bible and he enjoyed going for walks. He loved inviting people over and throwing steaks on the grill, and he lived vicariously through Western movies, believing he and his brother were meant to be cowboys. Larry’s dedication and drive led him to many accomplishments, including being an Iraq War Veteran, a black belt in Karate, a college graduate from Lesley University and, according to him, his greatest accomplishments: Robin and Kelly.

A loving brother, son, and father, Larry is survived by his children Robin Morrow of Boston, MA & her wife Meagan Morrow, Kelly Morrow of Boston, MA & her partner Sean Braley. He is also survived by his step father, Charles Lutterloh of Gibsonville, and his wife Dorothy Ann Lutterloh, his brother Scott Lutterloh of Gibsonville, and his wife Dee Ann Lutterloh, his nephews Nick Lutterloh and Dustin Lutterloh, and his great nephew Jacob Lutterloh. Larry is also survived by his aunt, Betty Rogers, and his cousins Arnold Rogers, Robert Rogers, and Janice Rogers. Larry is predeceased by his mother, Sue Ann Lutterloh, his father, Donald Larry Morrow Sr., his aunts Jewel Evans and her husband Max Evans, Barbara “Bobby” Young and her husband Jack Young, Valley McSwine and her husband Hazel “Snooks” McSwine, and Margaret Fox, his uncles Sunny Fox, Otis Fox, Woodrow Fox, Bill Rogers, husband of Betty Rogers, and his grandmother Doris Cheek Lutterloh.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution in Larry’s name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516. At a later date military funeral honors will be observed at Pine Hill Cemetery, where Larry will be laid to rest.
 


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