Anthony K. “Tony” Morris, 66, husband of Martha Lynn Morris, died Saturday, January 26, 2013. A native of Franklin County, he was born on December 6, 1946 to Beatrice W. Morris and the late Carl B. Morris.
Mr. Morris was a Data Base Analyst for the Commonwealth Office of Technology. He was also a veteran of the United States Army Rangers having served in Vietnam. Mr. Morris was a member of North Frankfort Baptist Church, a member of the Rebel Corvettes of the Bluegrass, a member of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green and a member of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky F and AM Lodge Number Hiram (4). In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his sons, Marc Anthony (Beth) Morris, Frankfort, and Carl David (Lesley) Morris, Lawrenceburg; his daughter, Janie Lee Morris, Owenton; his brothers, Donald Wayne (Helen) Morris, Lawrenceburg, and John David (Shelley) Morris, Frankfort; his grandchildren, Jessie Lee Morris, Taylor Lynn Morris, Brandon Matthew Sanderson, Jonathan Corey Sanderson and Shelby Elizabeth Sanderson; his aunt, Virginia Winson, Lexington; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his sister, Phyllis Jean Morris.
Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, with Rev. David Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Serving as Casketbearers will be Danny Hunt, Tony Wilson, Butch Gortney, Jerry Brown, Scott Sacre and Jeff Sacre. Honorary Casketbearers will be Donald Wayne Morris, John David Morris, Paul Blacketer, Vernon McGuire, Billy Joe Robinson, Michael Robinson, Dennis Robinson, Steve McGaughey and Mike McIver. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. A Masonic Funeral Service will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The Lodge will be open at 7 pm.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass Frankfort Chapter, American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association. Online condolences may be made at www.clarklegacycenter.com.