Christopher J. Morris, age 33, a lifelong Colorado resident, passed away on September 20, 2013 in Green Mountain Falls. He was a loving husband, son, grandson, and friend.
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Christopher John Morris was born on July 29, 1980 in Glenwood Springs, Colorado to John Leonard II and Margaret (Bowers) Morris. He graduated high school in 1998 from Alamosa High School where he lettered in Track and Football. He later received a degree in Music from Ft. Lewis College in Durango, Colorado where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He worked as a back server in the restaurant industry, and recently founded gdcapture photography and video production.
Chris will be best remembered for his sense of humor and his love for his family. He enjoyed playing trombone and taking photos. He was an outdoorsman who was an Eagle Scout and loved camping, mountain biking, and snowboarding.
He is survived by his wife, Angela of Longmont, Colorado; his mother, Margaret of Green Mountain Falls, Colorado; his father, John "Jack" (Lori Brax) Morris of Salina, Kansas; his maternal grandmother, Jean Bowers of Ottawa, Kansas; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John and Winona Morris; and his maternal grandfather, William S. Bowers.
Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Robert D. Sutherland Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 1169, Niwot, Colorado 80544-1169.
Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum/Funeral Home
1730 East Fountain Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Published in The Gazette on Sept. 24, 2013