Robert E. 'Bob' Morris

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Feb. 27, 1937 - May 13, 2006

OBERLIN -- Robert E. "Bob" Morris, 69, died Friday (May 13, 2006) at the Robert E Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita, Kan.

He was born in Oberlin, Feb. 27, 1937, to Claude and Sylvia (Post) Morris.

He attended Oberlin Elementary School and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1955.

He lived and worked in California and returned to Oberlin in 1992, where he worked at the Oberlin American Legion.

He was a member of the Oberlin American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and step-father Phillorn Combs.

Survivors include a son, Robert Morris Jr. and wife, TIna of Murrietta, Calif.; two daughters, Donna Wesch and husband, Robert of Grand Terrace, Calif., and Sharon Medford and husband, Rick of Marina Del Ray, Calif.; brothers Billy Morris and wife, Linda of Torch Key, Fla., Richard Morris and wife, Linda of North Charleston, S.C., and Chester Morris of Quinter, Kan.; a sister, Beverly Smith and husband, Wayne of Waverly, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, at Pauls Funeral Chapel in Oberlin with Stan Chapin officiating. Burial will be in the Oberlin Cemetery.

Visitation will be today, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m., until the time of services.

Memorials may be given to the Robert Morris Memorial Fund.

Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of arrangements.