MANNING - William Lee "Billy" Morris, 84, husband of Margie Elizabeth Lyles Morris, died on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at his home.
Born on Jan. 12, 1934, in Alcolu, he was a son of the late Andrew Franklin Morris and Mamie Cutter Morris. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and he was the owner and operator of Morris & Sons Electrical Corp. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Alcolu.
He is survived by his wife of Manning; three sons, William Anthony "Tony" Morris of Manning, Rocky Morris of Alcolu and Cleve Scott Morris (Christina) of Manning; two daughters, Ava Maria Morris Rose and Debra Morris Perkins, both of Manning; a sister, Ava Rea Justice of Manning; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Carol Holladay officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Terry Lyles, Rob Morris, Bruce Kemmerlin, Jody James, Darrell Newman and Ricky Morris.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Morris, Joey Morris, David Morris and Kenneth Justice.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 1370 Plummer Circle, Manning.
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org
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