Robert L. Morris

Central City

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Updated: Mon, 03 Mar 2014 05:38:58 CST

Robert Lewis Morris
Robert L. Morris, 77, of Central City, Nebraska died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at his home in Central City. Memorial services will be Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Wagner Funeral Home in Central City with Wayne Morris officiating. 
Robert was born on December 31, 1936 in Bellwood, NE to Edward R. and Ettie P. (Curtis) Morris. He grew up in North Platte and attended school there. 
He was united in marriage to Natalia J. Hankins in North Platte in 1962. The couple lived in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He married Shirley Hoopingarner. Then he married Thelma M. Veeder on November 25, 1989 in Grand Island, Nebraska. Robert was a heavy equipment operator. 
Robert was a member of Foursquare Church in North Platte. He enjoyed woodworking, and built a lot of things for people. He also loved music and playing guitar. 
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Morris of Central City, NE, sons and daughters-in-law, Robin D. Morris of Florida; Wayne and Tina Morris of Clarks, NE; Tim and Marsha Veeder of Wood River, NE; and Dean Veeder of Central City, NE, daughters and son-in-law, Lisa and Joe Puig of Indianapolis, IN; Billie Pullins and fiancé, Wilbur Stauss of Ashton, NE, eighteen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and his sister, Bonnie Matlock of Portland, OR.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughters, Dora Rienke, and Ruth Gray, brothers, Eddy Morris, Ronald Morris, Floyd Morris, Henry Morris, Harold Morris, and Donnie Morris, and sister, Ethel Johnson, a grandson, Stephen Henry and granddaughter, Becky Veeder.
Memorials are suggested to the family and condolences may be sent to them