|Birth: ||May 15, 1926|
|Death: ||Jan. 1, 2010|
Roy J. Morrell, of Beaumont, passed away at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth.
He graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in pharmacology, and was considered a pioneer developer of Eastex Freeway by establishing one of the first businesses, Rosedale Pharmacy, in 1960. He owned and operated Rosedale Pharmacy for fifteen years along with his wife, Jean, while managing a grocery store, washateria, leasing business, and cattle and timber agriculture.
In his later years, he was active in oil and timber management. A United States veteran, he proudly served his country during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Jean A. Morrell; son, Paul J. Morrell and his wife Brenda; son, Andy Morrell and his wife Cabrina; daughter, Mariann Morrell; grandchildren, Anthony Morrell, Ashleigh Morrell, Alyse Morrell, Nick Morrell, Caitlin Morrell, and Haley Morrell; and beloved nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Morrell and Mariann Tritico Morrell; son, Roy J. Morrell, Jr., and brother, Frank J. Morrell.
Funeral service will be at Broussard's, 1605 N. Major Drive, Beaumont with burial to follow at Magnolia Cemetery.
Paul Morrell (1899 - 1968)
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Record added: Jan 03, 2010
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