The Rev. Robert Lee Morris, 80, died July 3, 2017 at Diversicare of Larned. Born Sept. 16, 1936, at Morris County, he ws the son of Allen D. and Agnes M. (Fones) Morris.
Robert married Mary Waterman in 1959, and later divorced. Robert was involved in insurance sales in the Denver area, and was called to the ministry in 1968. He pastored in Indiana and Kansas after attending and graduating from Baptist Bible College, Springfield, Mo. Moving to Great Bend in 1974 from Sun City, Rev. Morris pastored First Bible Baptist Church, Great Bend, retiring in 2007. Robert enjoyed the outdoors and fishing.
Survivors include four daughters: Kathy Jo Fair and husband Ric of Topeka, Vicki Lynn Piccolo and husband Rob of San Antonio, Texas, Ronda Lee Morris and husband Dennis Lovell of Lenexa, and Julie Dianne Smith and husband Trent of Larned; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sister, Gloria Peebles.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Bryant Funeral Home, with the Reverend Sherman Rains.
Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Great Bend. Visitation will be from noon to 9 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Bryant Funeral Home, with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m.
Memorials may be directed to First Bible Baptist Church, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Ben (Kan.) Tribune, July 4, 2017