Mr. William Keith Morris, a native of West Virginia and a resident of Berwick, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at Teche Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
William served his country in World War II. He enlisted with the U. S. Air Force in 1943 and was deployed to Saipan in 1944. William was honorably discharged in 1945. He was an engineer for the railroad for forty plus years after leaving the military.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years Betty Wright Morris of Berwick, formerly of Commerce, Missouri; one son Michael Morris and his wife Suzanne of Edmond, Oklahoma, two stepsons Jack Gaddis and his wife Ann of Fort Myers, Florida and Jerry Gaddis and his wife Charlene of Morgan City and a stepdaughter Carla Farland and her husband Craig of Key West, Florida; eight grandchildren, and fifteen great grandchildren.
William is preceded in death by his parents O. W. and Lena Morris.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the caregivers Teresa Romero and Susan Molinari for their care and concern.
A time of reflection and remembrance will begin Thursday, March 10, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Hargrave Funeral Home with a Service of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m.
Mr. Morris will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery with Military Honors by the East St. Mary Funeral Squad.