OBITUARY

Mack Erwin Morris

May 18, 1934September 21, 2020

Mack E. Morris May 18, 1934 – September 21, 2020

Mack was born to Elmer and Rose Morris in Thayer, MO. He was joined by twin brother, Jack. He went into the Navy in 1951 with his twin brother. Mack met the love of his life, Pam Kilgore, in 1964. Mack and Pam married June 30, 1965. He was a devoted husband and father. He served his country for 24 years. He was selected as NAS Pensacola Sailor of the Year and Sailor of the Year at Training Wing 6 at Sherman Field. Mack went back to school and got his AA, BS, and Masters Degree. He was a professor at UWF. He loved education. He served as PTA President and Vice President for four years. He is survived by Pam, his bride of 55 years, a daughter Paige Graves (Randall), one brother Dean Morris (Anna) of Arkansas. He also is survived by a brother-in-law Peter Kilgore (Merry), sister-in-law Betty Morris, many Nieces and nephews, nephew Andrew Kilgore (Lindsey), great niece June, niece Tami Cooper (Gary), great Nephews Chris and Craig, and great nieces Heather and Sara of MO. A special thank you to Mike (Jeannie), his nephew, for being there for his uncle through this long journey of Alzheimer Disease and for helping his aunt, Pam. So many trips from MO. Mack was predeceased by his mother and father, twin brother Jack, brothers Jay and Perry, sisters Hazel and Mary Alice, and his sister-in –law Merry. Mack loved to fly and was a private pilot. Now he has flown to heaven to meet his Lord and family. During his battle with Alzheimer he dreamed of flying. Now my sweet love you have your wings and can fly. I’ll see you soon. Thanks to Lynn, Nickie, Melinda, Linda and all those who cared and loved Mack at Waterford Creekside. Thank you to Julie from Hospice. Thank you Kaye. Thank you to the Morris and Kilgore families for their love and support and for all the special prayers from many. All those who would like to share memories at his service are welcome. Services held at Eastern Gate Funeral Home on September 25th , Visitation: 10:00 am - 11:00 am. Service at 11:00 am.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 25, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, September 25, 2020

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Charlotte Schneider

September 25, 2020

Pam, Your Mack was a devoted husband. We always enjoyed our visits with you and Mack. I especially when he always went shopping with you and me. So many good memories! Since we could not be there, thanks to Eastern Gate for sharing on facebook! Sending Love and Prayers to you and family. Love Cousins Joe and Charlotte

Melinda Hebert

September 25, 2020

It gave me great pleasure in serving such a kind and gentle soul every time I came and said hello he always took my hand and said Hi hunny with a smile on his face,

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