Originally created 08/28/00

Mr. Morris Roof



AIKEN - Mr. Morris Lee Roof, 77, of Gyles Street, died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2000, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Millbrook Baptist Church with Dr. W. James Rivers officiating. Burial will be in Chester Memorial Gardens, Chester.

Mr. Roof, a native of Chester, was a Navy veteran of World War II and had retired as a quality control manager from Reigel Textiles. He was a member of Millbrook Baptist Church where he was a member of Pastor's Class.

Survivors include his wife, Margie Keasler Roof; a son, Lee Roof, Raleigh, N.C.; a brother, Fred Roof, Chester; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Rivers Funeral Home and after the services at Parkway Baptist Church.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 28, 2000