Robert Lee Morris 1946-2020

Bobby was born March 12, 1946 in Pomona CA. He passed away at his home in Bishop on October 18, 2020, surrounded by his family.

Bobby worked as an iron worker for 30 years. Following his retirement in 1989 he held several positions including working as a custodian at Edna Beaman Elementary School and Bishop Indian Head Start.

Bobby was one of the founding member of the Inyo-Mono Horseshoe Pitching Club where he competed all over California. But more importantly he formed life long lasting friendships.

In the last 15 years he starting renovating on classic cars guided by his father, friend Phillip and Nephew Colton Jones.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents Bob and Marjory Morris and his two brothers Ronnie and Mike Morris.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years Mary Morris. His daughter and son-in-law Shawna and Loren Kane of Bishop. His son and daughter-in-law Joel and Tomalyn Cabezuela of Auburn California and son Brian Morris and his family of Ohio.

Bobby was able to watch his grandchildren in California grow to be amazing adults and parents. Phillip and Sabrina Kane and Alyssa and Chris Riggins of Bishop and Kayla and Blake Campbell of Auburn California.

One of his greatest joys was watching his great grand children Lodin, Michael, Delaney, Damien, Braelyn and Brayden.

Due to COVID concerns a celebration of life will be announced at a later date.

4 responses

  1. To the Morris Family,
    We are so sorry to hear os Bobby’s passing. Please know that you’re all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love Tim & Chris

  2. Bobby we shall miss you. You were incredibly loving and funny. Being with you always made people feel better. Your family is incredible and will carry on your legacy.

  3. Shawna & Loren, I am so very sorry for your loss. I send you my heartfelt condolences. I will keep y’all & your family in my prayers.
    I love you so much much & I also send much love.

  4. Sending heartfelt condolences to Mary and the rest of Bobby’s family in California.
    His son, Brian Morris, lives in IOWA…along with 2 sons – Michael (and fiance Katie) & Dakota (and wife Trista), 2 daughters – Shelby & Taylor, and 12 grandchildren – Katrina, Kayden, Karson, Keaton, Kaleb, Keelan, Tevin, Aralyse, Kayley, Sophia, Mason, and Wyatt.

    May you all find peace during this difficult time.
    With love,

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