Paul Thomas Morris, 70, of Forest Hills, Ky., passed away Monday August 27, 2012, at the Skilled Nursing Unit of the Appalachian Regional Hospital.
He was born April 18, 1942, at Toler, Ky., the son of the late Floyd and Gracie Anderson Morris.
He is also preceded in death by two brother-in-laws, Bill Davis and Ricky Runyon; niece, Lisa Davis Dotson; nephew, Rod Davis; and mother and father-in-law, York and Betty Runyon.
Paul was retired from Mary Helen Coal Company, former employee of Hatfield Sporting Goods, Williamson, and he was self-employed owner of B & M Wholesale. Paul was a former coach for the South Williamson Midget League. He was an avid fan of Belfry High School Football and loved to watch his grandson play. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and all types of sports. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother and enjoyed spending time with them, especially his grandsons.
Survivors include his loving wife of 45 years, Jenny Lynn Runyon Morris of Forest Hills; daughter, April Dawn Tincher of Forest Hills; grandsons, Zachary Thomas Taylor and Jacob Dalton Tincher of Forest Hills; sister, Aletha Davis of Williamson; brothers, Donnie (Drema) Morris of Lenoir City, Tenn., and Roger (Sue) Morris of Kingston, Tenn.; brother-in-law, Randy (Sandy) Runyon of Shepherdsville, Ky.; nieces, Angie Hines and Stephanie Taylor; nephews, Neil Morris, Cody Morris and Taylor Morris; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be Thursday, August 30, at 1 p.m. in the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Ed Lockard officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky., with Rodney Varney, Randy Runyon, Wally Bevins, P. C. Anderson, Ireland Smith and Shelly Loftis serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Brown, James Rowe, Frankie Scott, Elmer Kevish, Paul Renn and Denny Moore. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, in the Funeral Home Chapel.
R. E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at www.rerogersfuneralhome.com.