Sheriff's Officer Timothy David Morris ,24, of Rosenhayn Badge No. 73, died unexpectedly Saturday July 3rd, 2010.
Tim was born in Woodbury, but his life was in Rosenhayn. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and shooting sporting clays with family and friends
Sheriff's Officer Morris graduated from Cumberland Regional High School in June 2004, where he was a member of the track and field team, and also an avid soccer player. He was on the Cumberland Regional High School soccer team that won the 2002 South Jersey Group III Sectional Championship.
Sheriff's Officer Morris recieved several commendations for his work, where his duties included being the Juvenile Officer for the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department. He occasionally would don th McGruff the Crime Dog outfit to help teach children about safety and crime prevention, or the Eddie the Eagle outfit to teach children about firearms safety. He was also a member of the newly formed Honor Guard, and his skills with a handgun earned him the grade of Expert.
Tim volunteered his time for many worthwhile causes, including the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department "Get hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs" fishing tournament, and the Rosenhayn Volunteer Fire Department Chicken Barbecue.
Sheriff's Officer Morris previously worked in the Judicial and Communications divisions of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department, and most recently was an aggressive member of the Warrant Division, where he enjoyed his role as protector of citizens of Rosenhayn and Cumeberland County. Tim was a unique individual who truly believed in the saying "Rosenhayn--A Way of Life." He lived life to the fullest in whatever he did, and he loved and adored his family and the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department.
Memorial contributions may be made in Sheriff's Officer Timothy D. Morris' memory to Project Lifesaver International, c/o Cumberland County Sheriff's Department, 220 North Laurel Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302; or to the Alzheimers Association, South Jersey Chapter, 3 Eves Drive, Suite 310, Marlton, NJ 08053