"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." II Timothy 4:7.
It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather.
Aaron Brown "Buddy" Morris, III a native of Magnolia, MS and a resident of Fluker, LA passed away peacefully on June 16, 2021 at the age of 79.
He bravely fought a 3-year battle with cancer and beat many odds against this disease. He was a pharmacist and successful businessman in the Kentwood community.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Eleanor Holden Morris; his daughter, Ellen Morris Vande Vuss and husband Jason; 4 grandchildren, Peyton, Parker, Adeline and Ainsley Grace Vande Vuss; two sisters, Elizabeth Morris Matteson and Mary Morris Porter; 3 sisters-in-law; 2 brothers-in-law; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Aaron Brown "AB" Morris, Jr. and Elizabeth McGlohn "Bess" Morris.
Visitation at First Baptist Church in Kentwood from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Monday and from 9 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Services conducted by Rev. Darryl Miller and Dr. Jason McNaughten. Interment Woodland Cemetery, Kentwood, LA.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Baptist Church or the Richard Murphy Hospice House, 1109 S. Chestnut St. Hammond, LA 70403 or www.richard murphyhospice.com. McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, in charge of arrangements.
For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com