Michael Martin Morris
Michael Martin Morris
  • June 24, 1965 - May 16, 2017
  • Columbia, Missouri

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Michael Martin Morris, 51, of Columbia, MO passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at his home in Columbia, MO.

Visitation will be on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be follow at 2:00 PM on Monday, May 22, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial will be on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Grandview Cemetery in Hannibal, MO.

Michael was born on June 24, 1965 in St. Louis, MO the son of Howard M. and Rosemarie H. (Spoehrer) Morris who preceded him in death. He grew up in the Florissant and Bridgeton areas and attended Pattonville High School. After a short stint in the army, Michael tried to further his education at Mizzou where he studied meteorology. He was employed for a short time as a weekend weatherman on a station in Jefferson City, MO. After moving a few times, Michael settled in Columbia, where he operated his own landscaping business for the past 10 years.

Michael was an avid baseball fan and loved the Cardinals. He also enjoyed hockey and the Blues. He loved to cook, had a heart for animals, and of course liked planting and landscaping.

Survivors include: one sister, Michelle Beck; two nieces, Serenity Holifield and Abigail Beck and his best friend and roommate, Jerry Brightwell.

Memorials may be made to Second Chance, 24687 MO- 179, Boonville, MO 65233.