Morris, Robert E. “Bob” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Robert E. “Bob” Morris, 71, a lifetime Baker City resident, died June 3, 2001.

Private family interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Mr. Morris was born on March 9, 1930, at Baker City to William and Myrtle Borton Morris. He ranched most of his life and also did some logging. He worked for Ward & Sons for many years.

He was a lifetime member of the Baker County Sheriff’s Posse and belonged to the Eagles Club. Mr. Morris loved rodeos and driving teams of horses in the parades.

Survivors include two brothers, Delbert, and his wife, Charolette, and Norman and his wife, Margaret; a sister, Bettie; a daughter, Kathleen; two sons, Charles and Michael; grandchildren, Jeff, Jon, Robert, Jacob, Bobbie and Kristie; great-grandchildren, Shane Arielle, Autumn, Kaila, Austin and Arielle and Shasta and Kaylie; stepchildren, Mike, Peggy and Patrick; and many nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special aunt, Anna Morris.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Myrtle; a brother, Swede Sr.; a son, Daniel; and a daughter-in-law, Nancy.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Oregon Lung Association through the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, Ore. 97814.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 8, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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