Aaron Brown "Buddy" Morris III
1942 - 2021
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"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



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Published in The Daily Star on Jun. 18, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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21
Visitation
05:00 - 09:00 PM
First Baptist Church
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22
Visitation
09:00 AM
JUN
22
Service
11:00 AM
Memories & Condolences
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June 22, 2021
Thank you Mr. Buddy for giving many families the opportunity to become homeowners. I appreciate you and your family's support while I was mayor of the village of Tangipahoa. Sending sincere hugs and condolence to your loving wife and daughter. It was a pleasure knowing you.
Trashica Robinson
Acquaintance
June 21, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Amos Womack
Acquaintance
June 20, 2021
I'm so sorry for your loss. Buddy was a good friend & classmate. Many good memories during our school years. Mary Morgan Alford
Mary Alford
Classmate
June 19, 2021
Eleanor, Ellen and family, my deepest sympathy, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Ann Huff
June 19, 2021
Dear Eleanor and family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Mr. Buddy. We know that he has fought to recover for so many years and that he is now at peace. Please know that our prayers and thoughts are with you, and that we ask for God's comfort during this trying time.
Hilton & Linda Hoover
Friend
June 18, 2021
Dear family, I am so sad to hear about your loss. Buddy sure fought a good battle. He is no longer suffering and now abides with our Jesus! Please know my prayers are with you all.
Buddy gave Quincy a table out of the pharmacy to use in his Rabbit barn for keeping his scales and needed supplies in order . When we moved it came with us and it sits on my screened-in back porch. He was a super guy and so loved.
My love and many prayers, Ann.
Ann Chapman
Friend
June 18, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Virginia Ann McMillan
Friend
June 18, 2021
Sue Minor/Tucker
Acquaintance
June 17, 2021
Thinking of you all
Lauree and Rachel
Family
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