Benjamin Irving Morris was born on July 7, 1932 to Isaac Newton and Fern (Munsell) Morris in Detroit, Michigan. He passed away on December 27, 2020 in Joplin, Missouri.
Ben was united in marriage to Delores Hogle on July 21, 1956 in Flint, Michigan. Ben served his country in the United States Navy and upon his return he was an assembler for the automotive industry.
Ben is survived by his wife Delores of the home. He is survived by three children, Tracey Murray and husband Gilbert, Janlee Morris, and Benjamin Mark Morris; five grandchildren, Aaron Mark Morris, Benjamin Adam Morris, Clayton Trey Morris, Tina Dawn Haymen, and Timothy Haymen; four great-grandchildren; brother, Sidney Morris and wife Charlene, one sister, Betty Jane Wilhite.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Elmer Morris as well as two brothers in childhood Byron and Leo Morris.