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Robert Louis Morrison

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Morrison, Robert Louis
Robert Louis Morrison (96) graduated to new life on 12/11/15. An Arizona native, Bob was born in Mesa to ranchers, Roland & Pearl (Bellamy) Morrison. He was the youngest of four brothers, Donald, Lee & Bill. After graduation from Mesa High School, Bob worked for Curtis Wright as an aircraft mechanic. He married Evelyn Sue (Pell) in 1942 and served as a Staff Sergeant, First Scout, & Squad Leader in the 19th Infantry during World War II. Beginning in 1944 he served in New Guinea, the Philippines, & Japan until the end of 1946. He farmed in Chino Valley, then was employed for 20+ years by Monroe Calculator & Litton Industries. In retirement he built race cars, and enjoyed ballroom dancing, and playing the guitar. He is survived by his daughter, Arlene Freed and son-in-law, James as well as many nieces & nephews. Services will be held 1:30pm, Thursday, December 17, 2015 in the Chapel at Greenwood Memory Lawn Mortuary, 719 N. 27th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85009. Contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Phoenix. Please visit www.greenwoodmemorylawn.com to leave his family online condolence messages.

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Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 15, 2015
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