Walter Edward Morris

December 24, 1921May 18, 2017

Walter E. Morris, 95, died peacefully at Inova Fairfax Hospital on May 18, 2017 surrounded by his children after a short illness. After finishing two years of college, Walt served in the Army Air Corps during WWII as a B-24 pilot flying 14 combat missions as part of the 453rd Bomber Group. Subsequently, he completed his undergraduate degree, earned a graduate degree, worked for the AAA for 15 years and taught in Fairfax County Public Schools as an Industrial Arts teacher for 20 years. Walt was active in the community, serving in the Mended Hearts Organization providing hope and support to heart disease patients, driving a “Cue” bus for Fairfax City and a long-time member of the “morning coffee club” at the Fairfax Senior Center. He is survived by his children, Jeff Morris and Daughter-in-Law Cecilia Hoppenjans, Jim Morris, Susan Gresham and Son-in-Law Bobby H, Gresham Jr., and Brian Morris; grandchildren, Ashley, Greg, Sarah, Taylor, Allison, and four great grandchildren. A memorial celebration of his life will be held on May 25, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Fairfax United Methodist Church, 10300 Stratford Ave., Fairfax City, 22030 with interment at Fairfax City Cemetery, 10567 Main St., at 12:45pm. Online condolences may be made at

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