Family-Placed Death Notice
MORRISS, Will WILLIAM O. MORRISS William O. Morriss, 20, of Atlanta and Athens, Georgia, died 8 May 2013. He was born 2 October, 1992 in Atlanta to Charlie Morriss and Joan O'Brien. He attended high school at Dunwoody High School in Atlanta, GA, and Mt. Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, CA. He was a student at the University of Georgia, majoring in Business. Will played football in high school, and he enjoyed traveling with family and friends. He was naturally adventurous and loved to hunt with his uncle Rick. He caddied and drove the beer cart during the summers at Dunwoody Country Club and loved working there. He enthusiastically sought out new adventures and was game for anything. He wrote avidly about his passions, which included football and baseball and loud discussions with family and friends as they would watch the games together. Will is survived by his parents, Joan and Charlie, and his sisters, whom he loved very much, Lindsey and Meagan. He also leaves his paternal Grandparents George and Helen Morriss, and his maternal Grandmother Jean Robertson Beall. Will also leaves behind a large and loving family, all of whom will miss him. A memorial gathering will be held at the Dunwoody Country Club, 1600 Dunwoody Club Lane Atlanta, GA, 30350, at 11am Saturday, the eleventh of May. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: www.afsp.org A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 10, 2013