James (Jim) Morris, Sr. 90, Glendale, AZ, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2013, at Ryan House, Hospice of the Valley. He was born in Valley Junction, IA, Oct. 30, 1922. He graduated from Waukee High School 1944 and then enlisted in the USAF. Jim flew 32 missions in a B-17 out of England. He was an auctioneer, he worked at the Des Moines Register Tribune in advertising for 18 years. He was an Assistant Secretary IA State Fair, he developed Teen Town, Gulf America Corp Developing Cape Coral, FL., McCoulough Corp, and developing Fountain Hills, AZ. He opened 1st Real Estate office in Fountain Hills than founded Buy from Owner Reality. He loved all sports and played golf. He leaves behind his loving wife Carol, sons, Jim Jr. (Shiela), and John, grandchildren Katie, Isabella, Rhonda, Jeanette, and Tony along with other family and friends. He is proceded in death by siblings, Karl, Dorothy & Jackie.
There will be a memorial service with honors July 1, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85024.