Private graveside services for David Emmitt Morris, 83, of Edgewood, are scheduled for Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Small Cemetery, just north of Edgewood. Services are under direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point.
David passed away December 24, 2020, in Edgewood, TX.
David Emmitt Morris was born October 18, 1937, to the late Robert C. Morris and Anna Allene Bickham Morris. He was a lifelong resident of Shreveport, LA. David graduated from Greenwood High School and then attended Louisiana State University for studies in agriculture management. He joined the United States Airforce and was station at Sculthorpe Airforce Base in Norfolk, England. He met Joyce Ann Hollebon and they married on February 13, 1960. Following his military career, he and Joyce moved back to Shreveport La, where they raised their family and were the owner/operators of Dave Morris Trucking. David retired in 2000, and they moved to Edgewood in 2017, to make their home.
David was of the Methodist faith. He enjoyed the rodeo and NASCAR racing.
He is preceded in death by his parents, as well as, his son, David Emmitt Morris, Jr.
David is survived by his wife, Joyce Morris of Edgewood; son, Rick Morris of Edgewood and Kerry Dean Morris and wife Lisa of West Monroe, LA; grandchildren, Shea Elizabeth Morris and Clinton G. Morris and wife Sarah; great grandchildren, Calleb, Braden and Brooklyn; great great-granddaughters, Hunter and Florence; beloved daughter-in-law, Cathi Woods of Wills Point; and close friends.
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