Harry Edward Morris, 90, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Cedar City, Utah. He was born June 1, 1922, in Denver, Colo., to Jesse Burl and Nellie Kathryn Dulin Morris. |
He married Lorraine Mae Bushell on Feb. 22, 1942, in Yuma, Arizona.
Harry joined the U.S. Navy after high school. He served in World War II as a motor machinists mate 2nd class, stationed out of San Diego, California.
His service took him to the Pacific Theater. He later worked with military logistics for the U.S. government. He worked for the Department of Defense in Morocco, Germany and Alaska. He also served as a volunteer at the National Park Service at Lake Mead, Nev.
He enjoyed photography, cinematography, fishing and traveling.
Harry is survived by his wife, Lorraine; his four children: Edward (Linda) Morris, of Richmond, Va., Lawrence (Mary Frances) Morris, of Kingsport, Tenn., Marietta (Robert, deceased) Mort, of Placentia, Calif., and Elizabeth (Tom) Bear, of Fairbanks; seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his adoptive parents, Jesse and Nellie Dulin Morris.
Online condolences can be sent to www.sumortuary.com.
Published in Daily News-Miner on Jan. 10, 2013