Keith L. Morris, 77, of Monticello, passed away at 1:00 p.m., October 8, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Keith was born September 26, 1942 in Monticello, IL, the son of Robert C. and Gladys Opal (Brewster) Morris. He married Nancy Taylor on September 15, 1990 in Clay County, IL.

Keith is survived by his wife, Nancy Morris of Monticello; children of his first wife Patricia Erwin Morris, Steve Morris of Champaign, Lisa Morris Jones of Cape Girardeau, MO, Terry Morris of Branson, MO, Scott Morris of Gibson City, Brian Morris of Champaign; stepchildren, David P. Johnson of Monticello, Tracy Hunter of Monticello; grandchildren, Seamus Hall, Shelby Johnson, Christopher Morris, Courtney Morris; brother, Harold Morris of St. Joe; sister, Norma (Roy) Bennett of Indiana; step-sisters, Lynette Cowley of Effingham, Becky Pirtle of Urbana, Marla Kuder of Gibson City, Carol Rose Tatman of Heyworth, Dixie of Weldon; step-brother, Hal Dean Morris of Arthur; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son and one brother.

Keith worked in the maintenance department at Herf Jones Cap and Gown. Keith enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Visitation will be held from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Friday, October 11, 2019 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello. Graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2019 at the Monticello Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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