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Travis Lee Morris, of Duncan, Oklahoma, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at the age of 77. He was born on July 11, 1940, to John Lee and Thelma (Cowan) Morris in Moffatt, Texas.
Family visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 8, from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 9, at 2:00 P.M. at the Chisholm Trail Church of Christ with Minister Leonard Keele officiating. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.
Burial will be on Thursday, December 14, at 1:00 P.M. at the Rest Haven Cemetery in Belton, Texas under the direction of Dossman Funeral Home of Belton.
Travis graduated from Salado High School and attended college in Austin. He married Fran King on August 14, 1959 in Belton, Texas. They had two children, Jeff and Angela.
He was employed as the Small Business Management instructor at the Red River Technology Center for ten years. He was also a small business owner, having two stores in Duncan, Albin's and Rags. Travis was a member of the Duncan Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis. He was very active in the operation of Kiddieland Park. He also enjoyed golfing and remodeling houses.
Travis is survived by his wife, Fran, of the home; two children, Jeff Morris of Haltom City, Texas, and Angela and husband David Little, of Ardmore; four grandchildren, Chris Shelton, McKenzie Morris, Cooper and Paxton Little; two brothers, Wilbur and wife Linda Morris and Ted and wife Jean Morris, all of Belton; and two sisters, Odessa Sherwood, and Linda VanWinkle, both of Belton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Doyle Morris, Victor Morris, Jerry Morris, Johnny Morris, Walter Morris, and Dave Morris; and two sisters, Dena Morris and Beverly Duke.
Serving as pallbearers will be Johnny McFatridge, Bob Bryant, Johnny McNabb, Ron Ludwick, Rod Fitzgerald, Terry Chisum and George Hazelbaker.
Memorial contributions may be made in Travis's name to the Chisholm Trail Church of Christ Building Fund.
The family wants to thank everyone for all the love and support they have received over the past eleven months.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.whittfh.com.
Published on December 6, 2017
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