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Morris Frank Schwartz Jr.
NOVEMBER 3, 1925 – OCTOBER 21, 2020
Obituary of Morris Frank Schwartz Jr.
Morris Frank Schwartz, Jr. (Frank) Born November 3, 1925 in Nashville, TN. Died October 21, 2020. Son of Morris Frank Schwartz, Sr and Deborah Cardozo Silber Schwartz. A lifetime resident of this area, his family were among the earliest settlers in middle Tennessee. Survived by Daughter, Patten Schwartz Laurel, Son, Morris Frank Schwartz III (Mark), three grandchildren, Lindsay Harris White Hayaux, Claire Gilbert White, Townley Davis White, great-grandson, Benjamin Holden Hayaux. Sister, Constance Elinor Schwartz Brickman of Boca Raton, Florida. Educated at Parmer Elementary School, Hillsboro High School, Duncan Preparatory School, Vanderbilt University, where he was a member of the ZBT Fraternity, The University of Wisconsin and Mississippi College, Clinton, MS He worked at Rich, Schwartz & Joseph for thirty-five years and was the third-generation President of the firm until the family sold the business in 1976. During his business career he served on the Board of Directors of the Retail Merchants Association and the Easter Seal Society. He worked with the Boy Scouts of America, the Heart Fund and the Cancer Society. He was a charter member of the Nashville City Club. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a fourth generation member of Cumberland Lodge No. 8 F&AM. He was a member of The Temple (Congregation Ohabai Sholom). He was a member of American Legion Post 88. His activities were many. He was building and flying model airplanes beginning at ten years of age. He was an active builder and flyer in the hobby winning multiple international awards. He was an editor of RC Modelers Magazine and a respected mentor for hobby enthusiasts. He was an expert on the Russian Air Force as well as electronics, and had numerous articles published on both subjects. He liked to brag that he was “The World’s Second Best R/C Flyer and Builder” because he said no one would question that. He was a senior member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics and had served as an Associate Vice President. He was a classic and antique car enthusiast and restorer, and his projects were National award winners. He was highly respected and sought after for his knowledge and technical advice for imported British cars, primarily Jensen’s. His automobile articles were published internationally. He was a gifted writer and novelist. He wrote several novels and short stories for his family. He was an amateur radio operator licensed in 1946. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, the Sons of the War of 1812, the Sons of the Confederacy, and served in World War II in the US Navy in Aviation and on Motor Torpedo Boats. He served in both the American Theater and the Pacific Theater. He was awarded the Liberation Medal from the Philippine government for his wartime services. He was honored to have served his country. Memorial Service will be conducted virtually on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 at 3pm Central. Information will be provided here for those that would wish to attend.