Funeral arrangements released for Collierville officer who died from COVID-19 complications

Memphis, TENN. — A Collierville police officer has died from COVID-19, according to the Collierville Police Department.

CPD announced on Saturday that Officer Edgar Morris has passed away due to complications from COVID-19.

Morris began his career with CPD on September 1, 2005.

In a Facebook post, CPD said Morris was an outstanding police officer specializing in traffic crash reconstruction and also served as the department’s radar instructor.

“Edgar Morris was a professional police officer who carried out his duties with honor, integrity, and compassion. Our CPD family will do all we can to support Edgar’s wife of 14 years, Christy, and their two children, Edgar and Evan, during this terrible time,” said Chief Dale Lane.

Morris was a dedicated husband, father, and son.

Funeral Arrangements for Officer Morris are as follows:

Visitation hours will be Thursday, September 9 from 10 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. at Halls Funeral Home, 109 N. Church St., Halls, Tennessee.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 9 at Morris Family Cemetery, Central Curve Rd, Ripley, Tennessee with Bro. Johnnie Michaels officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to C.O.P.S West Tennessee Chapter - Concerns of Police Survivors.