Lee Roy Morris


Lee Roy Morris, age 84, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.
Mr. Morris was born on April 21, 1934, in Cartersville, GA, son of the late Boyd Morris and Sue Rutland Morris.
Mr. Morris was a student in the first class to graduate from the new Cartersville High School in 1953. After graduation he proudly served his country in the United States Army. Mr. Morris retired from the United States Postal Service as a Post Master after many years of dedicated service. He enjoyed collecting plates, quarters and stamps. He was a very big fan of UGA, the Cartersville Hurricanes and NASCAR. In his spare time he also enjoyed fishing and spending quality time with his family.
Mr. Morris is preceded in death by his brother, Jack Morris.
Survivors include his loving wife, Ruth Massey Morris; daughter, Robin (Mike) Reeves; granddaughter, Carrie Reeves; brother, JB (Nancy) Morris; sisters-in-laws, Marie Morris and Mildred (Lewis) Starkabaum; brothers-in-laws, Don (Joyce) Massey and Jimmy Massey; several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at twelve o’clock in the afternoon on Friday the 10th of August, 2018 in the Chapel of Owen Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Dempsey and Rev. Terry Combs officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Sunset Memory Gardens.
Serving as Pallbearers are Jack Morris, Gary White, Andrew White, Thad Morris, David Morris and Jody Lockhart.
Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from six o’clock in the evening until eight on Thursday, the 9th of August, 2018 at Owen Funeral Home.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to post tributes and sign the on-line register.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA 30120 has charge of the arrangements.