Travis Lee Morris - Obituaries

Travis Lee Morris

July 11, 1940 - December 6, 2017
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Travis Lee Morris, of Duncan, Oklahoma, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at the age of 77. He was born on July 11, 1940, to John Lee and Thelma (Cowan) Morris in Moffatt, Texas.
Family visitation is scheduled for Friday, December 8, from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 9, at 2:00 P.M. at the Chisholm Trail Church of Christ with Minister Leonard Keele officiating. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.
Burial will be on Thursday, December 14, at 1:00 P.M. at the Rest Haven Cemetery in Belton, Texas under the direction of Dossman Funeral Home of Belton.
Travis graduated from Salado High School and attended college in Austin. He married Fran King on August 14, 1959 in Belton, Texas. They had two children, Jeff and Angela.
He was employed as the Small Business Management instructor at the Red River Technology Center for ten years. He was also a small business owner, having two stores in Duncan, Albin’s and Rags. Travis was a member of the Duncan Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis. He was very active in the operation of Kiddieland Park. He also enjoyed golfing and remodeling houses.
Travis is survived by his wife, Fran, of the home; two children, Jeff Morris of Haltom City, Texas, and Angela and husband David Little, of Ardmore; four grandchildren, Chris Shelton, McKenzie Morris, Cooper and Paxton Little; two brothers, Wilbur and wife Linda Morris and Ted and wife Jean Morris, all of Belton; and two sisters, Odessa Sherwood, and Linda VanWinkle, both of Belton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Doyle Morris, Victor Morris, Jerry Morris, Johnny Morris, Walter Morris, and Dave Morris; and two sisters, Dena Morris and Beverly Duke.
Serving as pallbearers will be Johnny McFatridge, Bob Bryant, Johnny McNabb, Ron Ludwick, Rod Fitzgerald, Terry Chisum and George Hazelbaker.
Memorial contributions may be made in Travis’s name to the Chisholm Trail Church of Christ Building Fund.
The family wants to thank everyone for all the love and support they have received over the past eleven months.
Online condolences may be made to the family at

Service Information

Date: December 8, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Date: December 9, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm

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John and Kay Strickland
Duncan, OK
Our thoughts and prayers for the family of this wonderful man.  Travis will be missed by so many of us.
Carlos & Tammy Mahoney
Duncan, NY
Fran, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We have fond memories of both of you. Travis helped us when we became business owners several years ago. He will missed. Let light perpetual shine on Travis.
Randy Wilson
Duncan, OK
Sorry for your loss. Travis was a class act!
Johnny & Leda McNabb
Duncan, OK
Travis was such a great guy. We have felt Blessed by him and his family.
Johnny loved playing golf with Travis and also our Grandson thought so much of him after getting to know him at Kiddyland. Our prayers are with Fran and family at this difficult time. Love all of you. Spent several Thanksgivings with your family and you a;; made us feel like we were family.
Marilyn Pixley
Duncan, OK
I am sorry for your loss. Travis was a sweet man ????????
Richard and Donna Marks
Duncan, OK
So sorry for your loss. We've known and admired Travis since the early Ward Mall days as small business owners. He be missed.
Misty Wade
Duncan, OK
Travis was a special person. He will be missed. Prayers for you during this difficult time. I love the memories of him taking a few of us to the Kiwanis student convention, being my wonderful boss at Rags, and being a special friend as I grew older. Love to you all.
Charles Fancher
Wichita Falls, TX
Such a great man, husband, father and grandfather.  RIP Travis.  My prayers are with the entire family.
Harriet and Larry Schmitz
Marlow, OK
Fran, we are so very sorry in your loss.  He fought the battle and now he is at peace.  You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Blessings.  Harriet
Tex and Jacque
Searcy, AR
Tex and my hearts are saddened with the loss of Travis. He was a very special man. Our prayers, hugs and thoughts are with you. Love you
Jeff McElroy
Oklahoma City, OK
Travis was a wonderful man and I have many fond memories of my time working for and being around him.  He will always have a special place in my heart.  Love and prayers to Fran and the entire Morris family.
Wilburn & Linda Morris
Belton, TX
Fran, and family are prayers and thoughts at this time are with you. I know it will be hard, but God is walking with you at this very sorrowful time. We will all miss him very much and the fun times we had with him. God bless you in the days to come.  Love you Fran and family.
Carl Gibbs
Rockwall, TX
Sorry to hear of Travis' death.  He was a wonderful man and a great friend .  No one could lift your spirits like Travis Prayers to Fran and the family.
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