William Paul Morris
COSHOCTON: William Paul Morris, 69, of Coshocton, passed away on Wednesday April 17, 2013 after a brief illness.
Paul was born in Columbus, Ohio on March 3, 1944. He served in the US Navy
for four years, was a member of Coshocton Masonic Lodge #96 where he was Past Master, 32nd Degree and Scottish Rite, he was also a member of Newcomerstown Elks Lodge
and AMVETS. Paul retired from Ameritech in Newcomerstown and was currently a coach driver for Muskingum Coach in Coshocton.
Paul is survived by his wife Nancy L. (Shook) Morris whom he married July 3, 1965; children Melissa (Eugene) Schlupp, Beth Tackett and William Paul Morris II all of Coshocton; mother Blanche M. (Irvin) Morris of West Lafayette; grandchildren Joshua Schlupp, Tyler Opie Tackett, Megan Schlupp, William Paul Morris III, Molly Schlupp, Tanner Fuller, Eugene Schlupp III, Jeremy Schlupp, Amber Durant, Jesse Durant, Laura Durant and Morgan Durant; a brother Loren "Red" (Karen) Morris of Stockton, CA; sister Rea Evans of Stockton, CA; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved boxers Zeke and Deisel.
Paul is preceded in death by his father William Paul Morris; two brothers Clarence and Tommy Morris. Friends may call at The Miller Funeral Home, 639 Main St., Coshocton on Monday April 22, 2013 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Coshocton Masonic Lodge will hold Masonic services at 3:30 PM and Coshocton County Veterans Honor Guard will hold military honors at the funeral home at 6:00 PM. Per Paul's wishes, a cremation will take place after services.
Memorial contributions may be directed to AMVETS, envelopes will be available at the funeral home. An online memorial is located at www.themillerfuneralhome.com