Wilbert G. Morris, Jr.
Wilbert G. Morris, Jr., 52, of Little Falls, passed away peacefully, Friday, February 28, 2020, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, following a long battle with ALS.
He was born on June 27, 1967, in the Bronx, the son of LaDoshia Jones-Morris and the late Wilbert G. Morris, Sr. Wilbert was educated in the Bronx, NY. Prior to his illness, he was employed with Utica Metals.
Wilbert was a devoted family man who was always there to listen for all of his family and friends. He was a sports fanatic, enjoyed music and dancing. Wilbert liked to keep himself busy by cooking, cleaning and was very handy.
He is survived by LaDoshia Jones-Morris (Mother); Marlene Jones-Wallace (Sister); Dwayne Jones (Brother); Beryl Flemings (Sister) all of Bronx; Jennifer Jackson (Fiancée) of Little Falls; his children: Saida, Jamela, Tatyanna, Isaiah, Jada, Elijah, and Jahiem all of Rome; Antonio, Zackery, Nakeisha, Alycia, and Karissa all of Little Falls; his sister-in-law: Amanda and best friend who was like a brother, Steven Johnson of Rome; his nieces and nephews: Yvonne, Deadre, James, Janeane, Devonte, Kilynn, and Justice; his great nieces: Keira and Alani; his great nephew: Ryan Tyrell. Wilbert is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and beloved friends.
Wilbert’s funeral will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Mohawk Valley Funerals and Cremations, 7505 State Route 5, corner of Bidleman Road between Little Falls and St. Johnsville. 315-508-5131. Internment will take place later this spring at the convenience of the family.
Viewing for family and friends to pay their respects will be from 3 to 5p.m. at the funeral home. Thereafter, services will begin. On Monday, March 9, 2020, he will be cremated as he wished.