He was born in Tell City on June 25, 1942 to the late Joseph and Margaret (Splater) Morris.
Michael was a Vietnam Navy veteran. He retired from Hess Electric, where he worked as an electrician. He enjoyed taking pictures and traveling.
Surviving are his sons, Jeff Morris of Evansville and Michael Morris, Jr. of Elkhart, IN; sisters, Pamela Hamma of Olney, IL and Rebeccah Apling of Hancock County; a brother, Stephen Morris of Arkansas; four grandchildren, JeLynn, Corrine, Raistlin and Khelben Morris.
Graveside services will be at 11:00 AM CST on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Troy City Cemetery, with military rites. Brother Brian Adkins will officiate. There will be no visitation prior to services. Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.