Bradley E. Morris of Cozad passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the age of 78.
Brad was born November 1, 1940 in Gothenburg, Nebraska to Glen V. and Arlene R. (Hughes) Morris. He grew up on the family farm north of Cozad, where he currently resided, and graduated from Cozad High School with the class of 1958.
On November 13, 1960, Brad married Mary Koch at the American Lutheran Church in Gothenburg, Nebraska. To this union four children were born, Jefferey, Julianne, Christopher and Deanne.
Brad was an entrepreneur of many things, from floor covering to refinishing antique furniture and was a skilled photographer. He enjoyed skiing, both water and snow, hunting, fishing and camping. Brad loved being outdoors, traveling in the motor home and taking family vacations.
Brad was a charter member of Cozad Elk’s Lodge 2250, President of the Optimist Club in Grand Island, and a member of the American Lutheran Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Brian Morris. Survivors include his wife, Mary; children Jeff (Donna) Morris of Gothenburg, Juli (Joel) High of Bertrand, Chris (Jo) Morris of Cozad, and Dee (David) Zentner of Gothenburg; 12 grandchildren, Kristyn Morris, Nikk Vance, Savannah High, Cassidy and Kaitlyn Ryan, Alyssa, Morgan, and Elias Morris, Brittney (Chad) Stiefel, Gage and Kyann LeViner and Tad Riedel; brother Steve (Mickie) Morris of Metarie, LA; sister-in-law, Kay Morris of Houston, Texas; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation. Online condolences may be shared at berrymanfuneralhome.com.
Visitation was held Thursday, October 17, with family present at Berryman Funeral Home.
Services were held Friday, October 18, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the American Lutheran Church with Vicar Kathy Gun-dell officiating. Burial followed at Cozad Cemetery.