James B. Morris, 78, of Nineveh, passed Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana In-Patient Facility in Columbus.
Born March 8, 1936, in Edinburgh, son of Ben Morris and Erschel M. (Taylor) Morris. He married David Ann (Gregson) Morris on Aug. 30, 1991. She preceded him in death on Jan. 22, 2003.
He is survived by nieces and nephews and companion, Darlene Bozell of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife; brothers, Victor Morris and Charles Holland Morris; and sisters, Annabell Morris, Lorraine Parsley and Elizabeth Ault.
He graduated from Edinburgh High School in 1954. He was an U.S. Air Force veteran. He retired from the maintenance department at Wonder Bread Co. in Indianapolis.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh with the Rev. Jake Morrison officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.