Charles  Morris


Charles E. Morris, age 65, of Science Hill, Kentucky, passed from this life on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at the University Of Tennessee Medical Center.
He was born on June 9, 1954 in Cherry Point, North Carolina, son of the late Wallis Earl and Ramona "Pat" Dean Morris.
He was a retired Aircraft Mechanic for ExpressJet Airlines and a former member of the Pulaski County Jaycees. He moved to Kentucky from North Carolina during his youth, then to Shreveport, Louisiana then to Tennessee, and finally made it back to Kentucky for his retirement. He was an avid collector, TV/movie buff who loved watching John Wayne movies and SciFi movies. He enjoyed Marvel Comics and he especially loved children. He enjoyed family get-togethers and was a great cook. He was baptized at Duke Memorial Baptist Church and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Pat Morris.
He is survived by two daughters: Cathryn (Matt) Hahn of Somerset and Brittiny (Nathan Janes) Penick of Campbellsville; two brothers, Wally (Beverly) Morris of Somerset and John Morris of Science Hill; niece Christina Morris, nephew David Morris and numerous family and friends.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday July, 25, 2019 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral with Bro. Randy Smith officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Charles E. Morris.
To plant a tree in memory of Charles Morris, please visit Tribute Store.
Published on July 22, 2019
Plant a tree in memory
of Charles
Plant a tree

Obituary published in

Arrangements by

Southern Oaks Funeral Home

Get directions


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.

Share your condolences and special memories.
The guestbook expires on October 20, 2019.

2 posts

Tracey Paul
Jul 24, 2019
Charles is a good friend of mine we often worked together at ExpressJet and talked often about the old days. Charles will be missed on this earth one day we shall meet and share more stories.
Wayne/Penny Gadberry
Jul 22, 2019
Charlie was a good friend and a funny man....We all shared many memories back in the Jaycee days, he always had something funny to say..
We remember his hot chili he made for a Jaycee event.
He will be missed.