m. 20 Jun 1915
Facts and Events
GEORGE MORRIS JR. George A. Morris Jr. passed away March 10, 2013. He was born Dec. 8, 1933, in St. Louis to Trella and George Morris. He graduated from Paragould High School, in Arkansas in 1951. From 1953 until 1957, he served in the U.S. Air Force. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma, in Norman, Okla., in 1961. After his retirement from Jet Propulsion Laboratory, December 1998, he and his wife moved to Las Vegas. He was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrol, the Sun City Summerlin Security Patrol, the ARRL and various other amateur radio organizations and clubs. His amateur radio call sign was W6ABW. He is survived by his wife, of 41 years, Connie; daughter, Crystal; son, Allen; three grandsons; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
BURIED AT: SECTION A5 ROW C SITE 38
Popular Science, Jul 1973, 148 pages, Vol. 203, No. 1, ISSN 0161-7370, pg 30 []
May 18, 2013
Hello Connie, Jeanne and I wish you well.. I remember George as a truly honorable human being. George was my mentor and supporter at JPL. He was effusive in his praise and gentle in his criticism. Thank you for sharing George with us.
Alfred Paiz, Pasadena, CA