Johnny R. Morris died Sept. 10, 2017 at the age of 79. He was born in Davenport, Oklahoma, and worked as a heavy equipment operator for PG&E.
A Coarsegold resident for 40 years, he was a retired Air Force Master Sergeant, and Vietnam veteran. He was also a member of the Gold Prospectors Association, Lost Dutchman Miners Association, Masons, Scottish Rite and Shriners.
Mr. Morris enjoyed bowling, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife Cora; sons Daniel, John and Gary; nine grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and 17 brothers and sisters.
A memorial service was held last week.