Garry Morris 1945-2021
Garry Lee Morris, 75, of Meriden, passed away Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at the University of Kansas St. Francis Campus.
Garry was born Dec. 17, 1945, in Topeka, one of 12 children born to William Frank and Cora E. (Butler) Morris.
Garry served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1966. He married Wilma Bruton on Nov. 16, 1962.
Garry owned and operated Garry Morris Auctioneer Service and also worked for Kooser Auctioneering Service. He was employed by the State of Kansas as a carpenter. He also worked for Jefferson West School District USD 340 as a custodian and drove a bus for more than 25 years.
Garry was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Topeka and the Arab Shrine Temple in Topeka.
Garry is survived by his wife, Wilma, of more than 59 years; three sons, Richard Morris of Meriden, Frank (Teresa) Morris of Ozawkie and Craig (Annette) Morris of Meriden; a daughter, Shelly (Doug) Coverdale of Holton; a brother, Richard “Wayne” (Rhonda) Morris of Oklahoma City, Okla.; a brother-in-law, Warren (Esther) Bruton; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
No services are planned at this time. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and sent in care of Davidson Funeral Home. davidsonfuneral.com