Garland Morris

Obituary of Garland Morris

Garland A. "Dutch" Morris, 77, of Clinton, Missouri passed away Friday evening, February 15, 2019 at the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton.

 

He was born May 22, 1941 in Dawson, Nebraska, the son of John Crichton Arthur Morris and Theresa Jean (Mattan) Morris.

 

Dutch was an over the road truck driver for American Freight and retired from Yellow Freight in 1998, and was a member of the teamsters for 29 years.  He enjoyed golfing, bowling, fishing and helping people when they needed help.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, a member of the Catholic faith and the Clinton Eagles Lodge #3667.

 

Surviving are two daughters, Tammy Lee Morris, Omaha, NE and Tammy Lu Morris, Parkville, MO; two sons, Wayne Morris and wife Jeanette, Papillion, NE and Mike Morris and wife Julie, St. Joseph, MO; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Kathy Morris.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Auggie Matten and his twin brother, Harlan George Morris; one sister, Mary Ann Obenchain; step-father, Norman Cornwell; and a brother-in-law, Dan Obenchain.

 

Dutch's wishes were to be cremated.  His ashes will be scattered at a later date.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton.  

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