Obituary photo of Thomas Morris, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

Thomas D. "Tom" Morris

1949 - 2020
Obituary photo of Thomas Morris, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

Thomas D. "Tom" Morris

1949 - 2020

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Remembrance Gathering:
Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Mount Hope Cemetery Chapel
Thomas D. “Tom” Morris, 70, of Topeka, passed away from a brain Hemorrhage on Friday, April 17, 2020 at Stormont Vail Health Center.

Tom was born June 10, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Bud and Barbara (Duff) Morris. He graduated from Topeka West High School in 1967 and from Washburn University in 1974, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. He served in the Army Reserves from 1968 to 1974.

He began his career as Executive Director of The Kansas Manufactured Housing Association, served as the Director of Marketing at Highland Park Bank and Trust, and retired as Senior Vice President of Marketing at American Home Life Company in 2017.

Tom married Madilyn Houseworth on December 24, 1977 at the home of her parents in Topeka, Kansas.

Survivors include his wife, Madilyn Morris of the home; his children, Ali (John) Carson; CB (Kris) McGrath; and Barbara (Mark) Simpson. Other survivors include grandchildren JT and Tucker Carson, Kate, Addison and Hunter McGrath, and Veta and Thomas Simpson; siblings Julie (Allan) Plourde, Nancy (Clay) Cox, and Anne (Tim) Cox.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara (Duff) Morris, father, Bud Morris, step-mother Jeanne (Carpenter) Morris, Aunt, Margery Laub, brother, Ward Simmons, and nephew, Ward Cox.

He was a member of the Downtown Rotary Club of Topeka. He served on the board of directors for The Florence Crittenton Services of Topeka, Inc., and The Stormont Vail Foundation. He enjoyed playing golf, going to the car races with friends and spending time with his family.

Cremation has taken place. A Remembrance Gathering will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 2:00pm at Mount Hope Cemetery Chapel, 4700 SW 17th Street, Topeka. A reception will follow.

Contributions may be made to the Thomas D. Morris Memorial Fund
sent in care of Alliance Bank
3001 SW Wanamaker Road
Topeka, KS 66614

To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.DoveTopeka.com




Thomas D. “Tom” Morris, 70, of Topeka, passed away from a brain Hemorrhage on Friday, April 17, 2020 at Stormont Vail Health Center.

Tom was born June 10, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Bud and Barbara (Duff) Morris. He graduated from Topeka West High School in 1967 and from Washburn University in 1974, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. He served in the Army Reserves from 1968 to 1974.

He began his career as Executive Director of The Kansas Manufactured Housing Association, served as the Director of Marketing at Highland Park Bank and Trust, and retired as Senior Vice President of Marketing at American Home Life Company in 2017.

Tom married Madilyn Houseworth on December 24, 1977 at the home of her parents in Topeka, Kansas.

Survivors include his wife, Madilyn Morris of the home; his children, Ali (John) Carson; CB (Kris) McGrath; and Barbara (Mark) Simpson. Other survivors include grandchildren JT and Tucker Carson, Kate, Addison and Hunter McGrath, and Veta and Thomas Simpson; siblings Julie (Allan) Plourde, Nancy (Clay) Cox, and Anne (Tim) Cox.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara (Duff) Morris, father, Bud Morris, step-mother Jeanne (Carpenter) Morris, Aunt, Margery Laub, brother, Ward Simmons, and nephew, Ward Cox.

He was a member of the Downtown Rotary Club of Topeka. He served on the board of directors for The Florence Crittenton Services of Topeka, Inc., and The Stormont Vail Foundation. He enjoyed playing golf, going to the car races with friends and spending time with his family.

Cremation has taken place. A Remembrance Gathering will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 2:00pm at Mount Hope Cemetery Chapel, 4700 SW 17th Street, Topeka. A reception will follow.

Contributions may be made to the Thomas D. Morris Memorial Fund
sent in care of Alliance Bank
3001 SW Wanamaker Road
Topeka, KS 66614

To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.DoveTopeka.com




Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Remembrance Gathering:
Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Mount Hope Cemetery Chapel

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