8937949 300x300 1CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (7/29/17) — Billy Vines Morris Sr., 75 of Central City passed away ater a lengthy illness at 2:12 p.m. Thursday, July 27 at his home in the company of his family.

Born February 9, 1942 in Muhlenberg County, he was a retired coal miner, U.S. Army veteran and attended Powderly Holiness Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Les and Merle Morris; sister Betty (Harold) Pointer; grandsons Caylin Morris, Steven Morris, Preston Morris, and Paxton Morris; and granddaughters Julie Morris, Andria Morris and Hailie and Layla Whitaker.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Deborah Shemwell Morris; children Steve (Gina) Morris, Terry (Heather) Nunley, Billy Morris, Michael (Misty) Morris, Aaron (Cyndi) Morris, Ryan (Tanya) Morris, Joey (Jackie) Morris, Missy (Tomas) Niave, Alicia Morris, Beth (Kevin) Whitaker, April (Josh) Hardin, and Kenyen Watkins Morris; 39 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister Mildred Basham; brothers Jim (Shirley) Morris and Donnie (Charlotte) Morris; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, July 30 at Powderly Holiness Church with Bro. Ryan Morris officiating, assisted by Bro. Larry Shemwell. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Saturday at the church. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

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