Published DateLACONIA — Leslie F. Morris, 81, formerly of 25 Union Avenue, Laconia, died at the New Hampshire Veterans Home, Tilton, N.H. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Mr. Morris was born December 28, 1931 In Meredith Center, N.H., the son of the late Uzeb P. and J. Ethel (Dolloff) Morris.
Mr. Morris was a longtime resident of the Lakes Region. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War and served as a corpsman at the Murphy Army Hospital in Waltham, Mass. He had been employed as a carpenter and a crane operator for many years.
Mr. Morris was a member of the Laconia Christian Fellowship.
Survivors include his wife, Annabelle (Lovett) Morris, of Laconia, N.H.; three sons, Steven H. Morris, James L. Morris and Scott U. Morris; a daughter, Karen E. Stewart,; eleven grandchildren, Lori Anne Branton, Kristen E. Thomas Lyon , Paul V. Morris, Eric D. Thomas, Diana E. Morris, Jennifer C. Morris Lyford, Sherry L. Morris Richards, Mark A. Thomas, Matthew J. Morris, Steven G. Morris and Micah J. Morris; fifteen great grandchildren, Kylie Kay, Amy G., Ryan J., Amy S., Joselynn, Annabelle, Jeffrey, Brianna, Abigail, Isabella, Kayly, Emily, Mikel, Levi and Zayn, and many nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, Mr. Morris was predeceased by seven brothers and three sisters.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held at the Dolloff-Morris Cemetery, Chase Road, Meredith, N. H. on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Laconia Christian Fellowship-Missionary Fund, 1386 Meredith Center Road, Laconia, N.H. 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N. H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.