James Wesley Morris, age 67, passed away October 24, 1997 at home in Wenden, Arizona of cancer.
Born July 24, 1930 in Ely, Nevada to William Wesley and Evelyn LaGrace Nielson Morris. Married Rozella Keller Rusby February 14, 1963 in Delta. Lived in Oasis, Delta and Hinckley while attending A C Nelson School and graduating from Delta High School. Served in US Air Force 1951 to 1959. Served in Air Force Reserve. Loved to fly. Received private pilot's license, 1959; commercial pilot's license, 1961. Farmed with brothers in Morris Brothers. Moved to Wenden, Arizona in 1963; operating a successful crop dusting business until retirement. Member LDS Church.Survived by Wife: Wenden, Arizona; Son: Billy Joe Morris, Milpitas, California; Stepchildren: Bonita Rose Rusby (Robert) Rainsdon; Robert Glen Rusby, both Delta; Mother: Hinckley; Brothers: Larry (Lyla Rae) Morris, Yuma, Arizona; Sidney (Joan) Morris, Las Vegas, Nevada; Gary (Connie) Morris, Yuma, Arizona; Ed Morris, Whitefish, Montana; Sisters: Dorothy (Raymond) Robinson, West Jordan; Sherry (Leon) Lewis, Hinckley. Preceded in death by Brothers: Joseph Gail, John Marlow, Don Nielson.
Funeral services Thursday October 30, 1997, 11 a.m. Hinckley 2nd Ward. Friends call at Nickle Mortuary Wed. 7-8 p.m. and at church Thursday 10-10:45 a.m. Burial Hinckley Cemetery.
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