Edmond Denney Morris, 101, Anderson, passed away April 21, 2017 at the Elmcroft Heartland Village of Muncie. He was born June 3, 1915 in Salem, Indiana and resided most of his life in Anderson.
Edmond attended Salem High School. He served his country in the United States Army Calvary during WWII in the Pacific Arena.
He was a dairy farmer, and also worked as a maintenance repairman for Delco Remy and retired after 41 years of service.
He was a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church. He enjoyed small engine repair, driving his truck and especially loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Edmond is survived by his loving children, Dr. Stephen O. Morris, of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Brenda M. (Jay) Jarrett of Pendleton; grandchildren, Jayson M. (Jennifer) Jarrett, of Lafayette and Natalie D. Jarrett of Louisville, KY. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Martha J. (Owens) Morris; parents, Anson and Delia (Denney) Morris; twin daughters, Sylvia Sue and Linda Lou Morris; siblings, Ina (Ray) Redding, Dessa Hirtzel, Catherine (Claude) Rosenbaum, Osburn (Genetta) Morris, Marcella (Irvin) Cauble and Elbert Morris.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 4 to 8 p.m. at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 West 53rd St. Anderson, IN.
Services will be Thursday 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Dennis Zirkle officiating.
Burial will take place in the Anderson Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the LMPD Mounted Patrol Unit, 7000 Sanders Gate Road, Louisville, KY 40214. His granddaughter, Natalie is a member of this unit.
Published on April 29, 2017