Herman Morris



Herman Morris, 73, of Seymour, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.

Born Aug. 27, 1941, at home in Buckhorn, Kentucky, he was the son of Ervin and Dosha Baker Morris Sr., both of whom preceded him in death. On May 27, 1960, in Saul, Kentucky, he married Wanda Spurlock.

Moving from Buckhorn to Seymour in his early 20s, Herman worked at National Veneer and Seymour Manufacturing and eventually retired from Seymour Tubing. He was a member of Trinity Pentecostal Chapel in Seymour. He enjoyed church activities and calling on those in the nursing homes and hospitals. He also enjoyed southern gospel music.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Wanda; children, Mary Morris of Minnesota, James (Wanda) Morris of Norfolk, Virginia, and Sandra Rachel Bryant of Seymour; brothers, Charles (Thelma) Morris and James (Connie) Morris, both of Booneville, Kentucky, and Ervin (Linda) Morris Jr. of Freetown; sister, Velma (Fred) Hafley of Zoe, Kentucky; grandchildren, David Morris, Rebecca Jones, Jonathan Morris, Benjamin Ball, Joshua Butcher, Amanda Butcher, Casey Stover, Christopher Stover, Cameron Stover and Keegan Stover; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Morris.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Life Celebration Centre in Seymour with Brother Larry Dalton officiating. Burial will follow at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Herman Morris Memorial Fund at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at woodlawnfamilyfuneral.com.

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