Leon “Bill” M. Morris, age 89, of Italy passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017, at Trinity Mission Health & Rehab. He was born January 26, 1928, in Duncanville, TX to Carlisle Wilson and Minnie (Ross) Morris. Bill proudly served his Country in the U. S. Army Air Corp and was stationed in Guam during WWII. He worked for Owens Corning for 35 years and was a member of the VFW Post 3894.
Survivors include his children, William Carlisle Morris, JoAnn Morris, Bobby Wayne Morris and wife Darla and Gene Ray Frederick and wife Deborah; grandchildren, William Darryl Morris, Jeremy Daniel Jennings, Edwin Leon Lyon, Joshua Alan Casey, Donald E. Casey and Mary Elizabeth Casey; 11 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, loving wife of 43 years, Bettie Jean Morris and 10 siblings.
Visitation for family and friends will be 6PM to 8PM Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.
Graveside service and interment are scheduled for 2PM Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Lakeview Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Don Jennings, Darryl Morris, Jeremy Jennings, Joshua Casey, Donald Casey and Kirby Glen Pitts.
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Arrangements are under the direction of Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home, 511 W. Main St. Waxahachie, 75165.