William R. (Bill) Morris

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William R. (Bill) Morris
Milledgeville, Georgia- William Robert (Bill) Morris passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014. Services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, June 6, at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with Dr. Jerry Pickard officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Hill Cemetery.
Bill was the only son of the late Robert and Dorothy H. Morris. He was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia on August 10, 1939.
Bill graduated from Perry High School in 1958. He attended South Georgia College and the University of Georgia. He enlisted in the United States Air Force Reserves. He was a banking officer at the Citizens and Southern Bank in Macon, Georgia and moved to Milledgeville in 1969 with the bank. He later co-owned Robinson-Morris Motors. He retired from Bacon Chevrolet in 2010.
Survivors include his wife Susan Churchwell Morris, his children, William (Rob) Robert Morris, Jr., Michele M. Hogg (Gary), Holley M. Roberts (Cliff), all of Milledgeville. He leaves his beloved grandchildren -Haley Demmon, Jordan Demmon, Maggie Morris, Hannah Morris, Olivia Morris, Ansley Roberts, Ford Roberts and Connor Mashburn all of Milledgeville. He also leaves behind many close friends and his fellow members of "the Breakfast Club" and friends at the Farm.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Moores Funeral Home.
The family will be at 3614 Hurst Dr. for friends to call.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to John Milledge Academy 197 Log Cabin Road, Milledgeville, Georgia.
Visit www.mooresfuneralhome.com to express tributes.
Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.

Published in The Telegraph on June 4, 2014
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