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William Benjamin Morris

July 9, 1916 April 24, 2018
William Benjamin Morris
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William Benjamin Morris, 101, of Amherst, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Lynchburg.

Born in Amherst County, he was the son of the William Madison and Kathryne Ewers Morris. He was a Cattleman and Livestock Broker and a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Althea Lucy Cash Morris; sons: David and Mike Morris; daughters: Becky Turner and Jeanne Morris; sister, Ruby Watts and Brother-in-law, H. C. Watts.

He is survived by his daughter, Judy Stockmo (Dana) of Amherst; Brother, Leroy Morris of Amherst; sister, Helen Whiting of Miami, FL; grandchildren: Walter Turner, III (Sharon), Chris Mays (Tonya) and Kim Pryor (Kenny) and eleven great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday April 27, 2018 at Emmanuel United Methodist Church with Rev. Nancy C. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Amherst Cemetery.

Driskill Funeral Chapel of Amherst.

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1:00 PM 4/27/2018 1:00:00 PM
Emmanuel United Methodist Church

401 North Main Street
Amherst, VA 24521

Emmanuel United Methodist Church
401 North Main Street Amherst 24521 VA
United States

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Amherst Cemetery Final Resting Place

Grandview Drive
Amherst, VA 24521

Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 VA
United States

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