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Robert Morris Jr.

April 16, 1949 – Nov. 3, 2022

 

November 9, 2022

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Robert Morris Jr.

Robert "Bobby" Edward Morris Jr., 73, of Sweet Home, died Nov. 3, 2022.

He was born April 16, 1949, in Lebanon to Robert Edward Sr. and Mary Sheila (Grimes) Morris.

He served in the United States Air Force and the Air Force National Guard from Nov. 28, 1967 to Aug. 15, 1983. He served both as a Sergeant and Staff Sergeant, specializing as an Aircraft Repairman Technician while stationed in Great Falls, Mont.

Mr. Morris was extensively educated during his military service, and continued his education in business at Linn Benton Community College and the University of Oregon.

He loved all things electronic and sharing his knowledge, which led him to serve his community by working at WalMart in the electronics department until he retired.

He enjoyed spending his spare time researching, playing games, science fiction, writing, spending much time with his friends and family, and serving his local community center and church.

He was beloved by all who knew and loved him for his kind heart and giving spirit. His family and community were his greatest treasures.

Mr. Morris is survived by his children Robert Edward Morris III and Sheila Marie Morris; siblings David Morris of Belle Fourche, S.D., Susan Steagall of Foster, Debbie Ottre of Gillette, Wyo., and Laurie Deffenbaugh of Sweet Home; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Robert E. Sr. and Mary Morris; and his brother John Morris.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, at Sweet Home Christian Church. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

 
 

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