88, of Rolla

Robert Peter Morse, of Rolla, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2013 at the age of 88.

He was born on April 12, 1924 in Phelps County, MO to the late Leslie Morse and Ida Mae (Cadwalendar) Morse. On June 4, 1949, he married Lillian (Walker) Morse.

Bob loved to barbecue, he was the master. He also enjoyed reading, gardening and traveling.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by four brothers, James, Walter, Benjamin and Harry Morse and one sister, Dorothy Foreman.

He will be sadly missed by his surviving family which includes: his wife, Lillian Morse of Rolla; three sons, Douglas DuFour and wife Marilyn of St. Louis, MO, Michael Morse and wife Marianne of Houston, TX amd Donald Morse of Blue Springs, MO; one sister, Rosalie Lynn of Oklahoma City, OK, six grandchildren, John DuFour, Patrick DuFour, Justin Morse, Sean Morse, Leah Morse and Bryan Morse; and one great grandchild, Jaida Morse.

A funeral service for Bob Morse will be conducted at 12 noon on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla. Rev. Dan Phillips will officiate. Interment will follow in the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be held prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Wounded Warriors Fund.

Online condolences may be offered at www.nullandsonfuneralhome.com.

All arrangements are under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home of Rolla.