Born: 20 Aug 1910
Died: 19 Jan 2007
At the age of: 96
Spouse: Opal Huckleberry Morris
Children: Allan, Charles, Norman, Norma, Richard, Ronald
Parents: Almeron Morris, Nellie Wilkinson Morris
Leonard Wilkinson Morris, 96-year-old Heyburn resident, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley.
He was born Aug. 20, 1910, in Olathe, Kan., the son of Almeron and Nellie Wilkinson Morris. Leonard was a gifted woodworker.
He loved cars, traveling and especially cowboy hats. The woodwork in Pastor Dennis Stoneman’s office was his passion at the young age of 90.
He had a love for his Lord Jesus and he remembered many in his prayers.
Leonard was a blessing to all that knew him and he will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
Survivors include his loving wife, Opal “Huckleberry” Morris of Heyburn; his children, Allan Morris, Charles Bell, Norman Bell and Norma Leach; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Lettie; and two sons, Richard Morris and Ronald Morris.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Burley First Baptist Church, 2262 Hiland Ave., with Pastor Dennis Stoneman officiating. Burial will be in the Valley Vu Cemetery in Malta.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Payne Mortuary, 221 W. Main St. in Burley, and one hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday at the church.