Brett Joseph Morris passed away Friday, September 10, 2021, at the age of 41.
He was born April 2, 1980, in Metairie, LA and resided in Kenner, LA for 19 years where he attended John Curtis Christian school in River Ridge. Brett moved to Savannah GA (HAAF) in 1999 after entering the United States Army and has resided the last 17 years in Rincon, GA.
Brett dedicated more than 20 years of his life serving the nation in the United States Army. Of those 20 years, eight were spent in 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Airborne. There he served as an MH-47 crew member, completing eight combat rotations in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
Brett worked for Kimball Midwest and has been a member of Compassion Christian Church for the last 20 years.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, James P. and Irene Morris; maternal grandparents, Willie Joseph Newsom, Jr. and Dorothy Helen Brumfield Newsom.
Brett is survived by his wife, Mary Windsor Morris of nearly 21 years; daughters, Hannah Kate Morris (18) and Mackenzie Jo Morris (16); mother, Dorothy Newsom Morris of Pineville, LA; father, Dan Scanlon Morris Sr. and stepmother, Paulette Carroll Morris of Gurnee, IL; brother, Dan Scanlon Morris Jr.(Julie) of Pineville, LA; sisters, Caitlin Reid Morris (Sam Graczyk) of Golden, CO, and Alyssa Carroll Morris (Nathan Loy) of Mahomet, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6:30pm - 9:00pm on Friday, September 17th at Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home, Guyton.
A funeral service will be held at 6:30pm on Saturday, September 18th, at Compassion Christian Church (Effingham Campus).
Interment will be a private ceremony for family at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville, GA