Obituaries

JOSHUA MORRISS JR.

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Joshua Rutland Morriss, Jr., a lifetime resident of Texarkana, died at his home on April 2, 2020 at age 95. He was born on February 21, 1925 to Marjorie Offenhauser Morriss and Joshua Rutland Morriss, Sr. in Texarkana. He graduated from Texas High School and the United States Naval Academy, after which he served in the United States Navy for ten years. He was president of Offenhauser & Co. until his retirement. Josh’s devotion to Texarkana was deep, and he served his community in countless capacities. He was a member of Williams Memorial United Methodist Church, where he chaired the Administrative Board as well as numerous building committees. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, January 7, 2022 at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church. “Well done, good and faithful servant.”

Published December 30, 2021