Wallace Morris, Jr.
1937 - 2013
Wallace “Wally” Morris, Jr., 76, of California, MO, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Atrium Health Care Center in Cahokia, ILL.
He was born on June 13, 1937 in California, MO the son of Wallace Morris, Sr. and Margaret (Miller) Morris both of whom preceded him in death.
Wally was a graduate of California High School where he was a standout basketball player and athlete.
He was a Core Driller for the Missouri Dept. of Transportation for many years.
He enjoyed golf, landscaping, pheasant hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He always accepted his friends with open arms and loved visiting with them.
Wally is survived by two sons; Brian Morris of California, MO and Dan Morris and wife Kimberly of O’Fallon, MO, two daughters; Dr. Sherri Morris of St. Louis, MO and Cindy Andrews of Los Angeles, CA, one brother; Don Morris and wife Margaret Ann of Columbia, MO, one aunt; Wilma Schmidt of J.C. MO., 7 grandchildren; Jakeb, Katy, Drew, Tanner, Nathan, Carter and Faith.
He was preceded in death by one son, Perry Morris.
Funeral Services were held on Friday, November, 15 2013 at the funeral home. Speaker was Mr. Dan Morris. Inurnment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Childrens Tumor Foundation c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak St., California, MO 65018.
Arrangements were under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, MO.
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