Ralph J. Morris
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday at Highland Cemetery for Mr. Ralph J. Morris, 88, of Hattiesburg.
He died Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at Forrest General Hospital.
Mr. Morris was founder and owner of Credit Bureau Central and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WW II. He was a graduate of Tulane University, a member of the U.S.M. Athletic Foundation Circle of Champions. He was a member of Court St. United Methodist Church, a longtime member of Hattiesburg Country Club and B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge #599.
He was preceded in death by one son, Ralph P. Morris and two grandchildren.
He is survived by one son, Monte Morris (Christie) of Hattiesburg; two daughters, Songa Gremillion (Ronnie) of Port Arthur, TX and Debbie Zachary (Rick) of Hattiesburg; his longtime companion, Gwynn Byrd; eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the U.S.M. Athletic Foundation.
Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 PM Friday at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home.
Published in the Hattiesburg American from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2014