William Henry Morris, 70, departed peacefully in his home in High Springs, Florida on October 24, 2018.
Mr. Morris was born on September 16, 1948 in Harlan, Kentucky to Curtis Morris and Jewell Hogg. He was a Vietnam veteran having proudly served in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his loving wife Brenda “Jeannie” Morris of High Springs; his children Burnett (Michelle) Wheeler, Wilma (Greg) Roberts, Carol (Robert) Shriver, Wayne (Penny) Holder, Brian (Michelle) Holder, Melissa Purvis, Jennifer (Brent) Arnold, Audrey (Charles) West, Rebecca Morris, and his 24 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was loved and respected by all his family.
The viewing will be Friday, October 26, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Evans Carter Funeral Home, 18724 High Springs Main St., High Springs, Florida. The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Grace and Praise Ministries, 15880 US-441, Lake City, Florida, officiated by Pastor Wayne Cook with the burial immediately following at the High Springs Cemetery, 23998 NW 192nd Ave., High Springs.
Arrangements are under the care of Evans Carter Funeral Home, High Springs, 386-454-2444.
Sending my condolences
Dear Carol, Wilma, and the entire Morris family. We are so sorry for your loss. Uncle Leo and I have some short funny memories of Bill from way back in the day. Remember all of the good times with him, toss anything not so good out of your mind. You know now he is at peace and in the arms of Gods angles, and will forever be looking down on his wonderful family. Love you all!!
So very sorry for your loss prayers to the family Fate & Stacy.
On behalf of myself and the entire 1st Battalion 83rd Artillery family, I want to express our condolences to Jeannie and all of Bill’s family on Bill’s passing, we were all saddened to learn of this.
On a more personal note, Bill was a dear friend and strong supporter of the 1/83rd and is someone I will miss very much. Rest in Peace my friend.
Lest We Forget.
Our condolences go out to Jeannie and all of Bill’s family. He was a super guy and will be truly missed. God Bless.
Tom and Bonnie Bailey
Condolences to Bill’s family and rest peacefully, fellow soldier, brother warrior …
1/83rd. Arty. 70/71 .
As a fellow 1st 83rd soldier 66/67 my condolences to Bill’s family during this trying time.
THANK YOU BILL FOR BEING MY FRIEND ‘ I AM GLAD YOU ENJOYED ALL MY E MAILS OVER THE YEARS . WE ENJOYED EACH OTHERS COMPANY AT THE REUNIONS ‘ IT SADENDED ME NOT SEING YOU THIS YEAR ‘ RIP MY BROTHER MR. DAN