Roy Morris

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Roy H. Morris, Sr., 89, of Swansea, IL, born April 29, 1933, in St. Louis, MO, died Tuesday July 19, 2022, at Freeburg Care Center, Freeburg, IL.

Mr. Morris was a welder and retired from Nooter Corporation, St. Louis, MO, after 30 years of service. He was a former member of Church of Christ. He enjoyed singing and watching westerns. Roy was a United States Army Korean War veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 31 years, Bonnie L., nee Fowler, Morris; a daughter, Debra Morris; his parents, Roy H. and Alpha, nee Fortune, Morris; a brother, Larry Morris; and a sister, Lila Edging.

Surviving are two sons, Roy H. Jr. (Karon) Morris of Collinsville, IL, and Michael (Sheila) Morris of Highland, IL; four grandchildren, Lauren (Jeff) Flye, Shannon (Deion) Mitchell, Owen Morris and Luke Morris; and a great-granddaughter, Grace Flye.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

A procession will leave at 8:45 a.m. Monday, July 25, 2022, from George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, for a 9:30 a.m. burial with military honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.


3 Comments on Roy Morris

Jason Woodmansee said : Guest Report Jul 23, 2022 at 11:36 AM

I have been away for so long and have been wanting to get back in touch with the family. I will miss you Grandpa I love you so much. Someone please call me 720-205-7720

  • Denver
  • Colorado
Cathy & Paul Neddemeyer said : Guest Report Jul 22, 2022 at 3:38 PM

Dear Ones, Paul and I send you our love and prayers. But I know Uncle Sonny is up in heaven now walking the streets of gold as is My mother Lila Edging. xoxoxo

  • sullivan
  • IN
Lauren said : Guest Report Jul 22, 2022 at 10:38 AM

Love you and miss you Grandpa

  • Belleville
  • IL

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