Perry Scott "Scotty" Morris died Feb. 25, 2013, at his home in Delta. He was 82.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 9, at the Church of Christ in Delta, with a luncheon to follow.
Perry Scott Morris was born in Poolville, Texas, on Aug. 31, 1930, to Hartle and Edward "Eddie" Elizabeth (Bellew) Morris. The family moved to the Delta area to homestead when Scott was 18 months old. He spent his childhood in the Eckert area and attended school at Tongue Creek and Cedaredge High School.
He was a sergeant in the Colorado National Guard from January 1951 to January 1957.
He married Ruth Roberts May 21, 1955, at the Christian Church in Montrose.
Mr. Morris was a member of the Church of Christ. In 1968 he graduated from the Sunset School of Preaching in Lubbock, Texas, and served as a minister in Wisconsin, Wyoming, Montana, Utah and Colorado. He lived in Delta for the past 15 years where he worked with the Church of Christ and served as an elder.
He enjoyed the outdoors, playing the guitar and spending time with other musicians and his family.
Mr. Morris is survived by his wife, Ruth Morris; one daughter, Kay Honeycutt and husband Jerry of Delta; four sons, Edward Morris and wife Ageda, and Robert Morris, all of Delta, Russell Morris and wife Carrie of Portland, Ore., and Randell Morris and wife Kimberly of Colorado Springs; a sister, Ramona Bishop and husband Jim of Burns, Ore.; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, Delta, Colo. chapter; or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado.
Arrangements are being handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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