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Morris Wilson

August 22, 1937 — November 12, 2017

Morris "Stub" E. Wilson, 80, Independence, Kansas passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Wilson Medical Center in Neodesha, Kansas. Funeral services for Stub will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 17, 2017 at Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory with burial to follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Elk City, Kansas. Friends may register on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with the family receiving visitors from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the chapel. Memorials in honor of Stub may be made to Wilson Medical Center and may be left with the chapel.
Stub was born August 22, 1937 in Oak Valley, Kansas to George W. and Treva D. (Piesker) Wilson. Stub graduated from Longton High School. Following graduation, Stub enlisted in the United States Navy. After an honorable discharge from the Navy, Stub returned home and married Judith I. Hare on April 1, 1960 in Independence, Kansas. Stub and Judith made their home in Independence, Kansas. It was there where he became employed by Coca Cola, StarCraft, and The United States Postal Service as a Post Master. Stub retired from the Post Office after 33 years. He then became employed as a U.S.D.A Inspector at the Bartlett Flower Mill in Coffeyville, Kansas for 23 years.
Stub will be remembered as a practical joker, you never knew what he was going to do next. He was very involved in baseball coaching of all ages and served on the board of the SEK Baseball Association. During his youth, Stub was asked to play baseball for Kansas City Athletics and Baltimore Oriels but he had to turn them down. Stub and Judith founded the Kansas Limousin Cattle Association and traveled promoting the association and showing cattle.
Stub was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Connie Ervin; and one son, Terry W, Wilson. Survivors include: his wife, Judith of the home; one son, Marty Wilson, Independence, Kansas; one brother, Steve ( Becky) Wilson, Independence, Kansas; six grandchildren, Levi (Dnae) Wilson, Wichita, Kansas, Matt Wilson and companion Tiffany Coomer, Independence, Kansas, Coby Hanshaw, Derby, Kansas, Colbie Hanshaw, Derby, Kansas, Trevor Wilson, Independence, Kansas, Caleb Wilson, Derby, Kansas, and four great-grandchildren.
To leave a special message for the family please visit Arrangements are entrusted to Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory.


Webb & Rodrick Chapel
306 W. Main
Independence, KS  67301
Thursday, November 16, 2017
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Funeral Services

Webb & Rodrick Chapel
306 W. Main
Independence, KS  67301
Friday, November 17, 2017
11:00 am


Oak Hill Cemetery
Elk City, KS

Memorial Contributions

Wilson Medical Center
Neodesha, KS  66757
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