Memorial services for John Henry Morris, 77, of Fruitvale, TX, are scheduled for Monday, November 14, 2022, at 11:15am, at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas. A reception will be held at Red Bird Lanes in Duncanville, Tx following the service.
John passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at his home surrounded by family.
John Henry Morris was born on June 7, 1945, in Dallas, TX. He grew up in Duncanville, TX where he graduated high school with the class of 1964. John attended the University of Texas Arlington and was then drafted into the United States Army where he served for 3 years in the 85th Maintenance Battalion. John married Gay Louise Horne on July 14, 1966, and they lived in Alabama and Germany while he was serving in the Army, after which he and Gay returned to Duncanville. John worked as a plumber for a while and was later employed by Mobil Oil Company for 30 years until retiring in 2000. John enjoyed his retirement years in Fruitvale, TX, where he and Gay moved in 2008. He loved restoring his 1971 Chevrolet truck, hunting, fishing, golfing, and being Beebaw.
He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Ida Lucille Morris and an infant sister.
John is survived by his wife, Gay Morris of Fruitvale, TX; daughters, Christi Craig of Fruitvale, TX, Cassy Murillo of North Richland Hills, TX, and Mandy Robinson and husband, John of Fruitvale, TX; brother, Kenneth Morris and wife, Janet of Edgewood, TX; grandchildren, Vicky Amador and husband, Drake of Fort Worth, TX, Megan Murillo and fiancée Gabe Torres of North Richland Hills, TX, Tori Robinson of Fruitvale, TX and Conner Robinson of Fruitvale, TX.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the American Cancer Society in his memory.