LEXINGTON, Ky. - Herschel Morris, 90, widower of Audrey Hall Morris, passed away Sun., July 14, 2013 at Richmond Place in Lexington, KY. Born April 3, 1923 in Turkey Foot, KY, (Jackson County) he was the son of the late George and Lillie Ross Morris. Mr. Morris served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, and was a member of the University of Ky. Alumni Association. He was a Vice President for Commercial Investment Trust (CIT) and Time Finance Company. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and volunteered with Meals on Wheels. Mr. Morris was a member of Central Christian Church.
Survivors include a son, Darryl Morris; a daughter, Janinne (David) Johnson; five grandchildren, Eva Rouse, Carolyn Pugh, Kelly Moore, Erin Mitchell, and Ellie Johnson; six great-grandchildren, Matthew, Clara, Annabelle, Sam, Bethany, and Sophia; a special niece Gayle Hart; beloved friend Patricia Miller, and other special friends at Richmond Place Community.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Suzan Morris.
Funeral services will be 10:30 am Thurs. at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Rd. by Central Christian Church ministers. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Wed.. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested Central Christian Church, 205 E. Short St., Lexington, KY 40507.
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