Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Morris Besly
Morris C. Besly passed away in the morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, on his 92nd birthday.
Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in Greenwood Chapel. Interment: next to his wife, Barbara Nichols, in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a future date at Zoar Lutheran Church in Perrysburg, Ohio.
Morris was born Oct. 9, 1922, in Pawnee, Okla., to Martha and Charles Besly. He was a decorated war hero, serving in World War II in the 97th Bomb Group and the...