Philip W. Morris

July 13, 1952 – July 20, 2021

Philip W. Morris, 69, of Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at his residence.

Born July 13, 1952, in Bedford, he was the son of William (Bill) and Melphia (Baker) Morris. He married Kim Fitzgerald and she survives. He was a proud graduate of Shawswick High School with the class of 1970 and the University of Evansville where he received his bachelor’s degree. He retired as an electrical engineer from NWSC Crane.

Phil was a loving husband, father, pappy, brother, and son. He was a dedicated member of the Bedford Free Methodist Church, a volunteer, and supporter at Indian Creek Baptist Camp, the Thornton Memorial Boys Club, and the Limestone Girls Club. He enjoyed working hard and serving on mission teams and for many organizations in various capacities.

Survivors include his wife, Kim, of Bedford; children, Jordan (Mindy) Morris and Bethany (Chris) Bell; their mother, Susan Gales; step-children, Ryan and Dr. Brandy Deckard, Tyler and Stacie Deckard, Evan and Cassidy Deckard; grandchildren, Bennett, Beau, and Knight Morris; step-grandchildren, Olivia Newlin, Max, Will, and Ava Deckard; Michael (Summer) Bell, Cierra (Skylar) Ashley, Hannah Bell; step-great-granddaughter, Avery Ashley; a brother, Dennis (Toni) Morris; a sister, Barb Morris; aunts, Sylvia Pritchett and Cheryl Holtz; an uncle, Marshall Baker, and wife, Wanda; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and nephew, Jeremy Morris.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 24th at the Bedford Free Methodist Church with Pastor John Lane officiating. Burial will follow in Leatherwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23 rd and from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday at the Bedford Free Methodist Church.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Indian Creek Baptist Camp.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

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