Jesse Leroy Morris, 80, of Archer passed away Oct. 3, 2013 at his home.
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Born in Forrest Grove, he lived most of his life he Archer.
He was a U.S. Army veteran. He worked as a mechanical engineer for the General Electric Corporation for many years.
He was a founding member of the Archer Volunteer Fire Department, serving as chief for many years. He also served on the Archer City Commission.
He belonged to Ornan Lodge 197 F&M?in Archer and was a member of Archer First Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Survivors include son, Patrick Lee (Brenda) Morris; daughter, Leann (Rick) Slaughter; grandchildren, Christian Lee Morris and Douglas Shaun (Amanda) Slaughter; four great-grandchildren, Aaron, Anthony, Andrew and Sara.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mona Lewis Morris.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Archer First Baptist Church with Dr. J.O. Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in the Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Knauff Funeral Home, Williston.
Knauff Funeral Home - WILLISTON, FL
512 E Noble Ave
Williston, FL , FL 32696
Published in Williston Pioneer on Oct. 10, 2013