Howard Odell Morris, Jr. ’65

Howard Odell Morris, Jr. ’65 died in Clear Lake, Texas, on September 14, 2005. Howard moved to Winston-Salem with his parents in 1947. He graduated from Reynolds High School in 1961 and was active in football, basketball, and track. He was a National Merit Scholar and graduated from Davidson College in 1965. He served with the U.S. Army for a brief time and then returned to the University of Florida Law School in 1968. He practiced law in Jacksonville, Fla., and presented cases before the Supreme Court. In 1981, he moved to Houston, Texas, to pursue other business interests. He is survived by his parents, Nita and Howard Morris of 804 Chancy Lane; his four children, Amy M. Curry and her husband, Alan Curry, Robert Morris and Sally Morris of Atlanta, Ga. and Michael Morris of Richmond, Va.; his brother, Wade and his children, Lindsay and Mitchell; his uncle, Charles Bracey and aunt, Dot Bracey of Aberden; his aunt, Jo Ann Bracey of Fayetteville; and numerous cousins in the Piedmont area.