James passed away after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease. according to The Ozark Independent.
“He was an award-winning newsman who has great relationships with his listeners, his news sources and his entire community,” current KTTS News Director Don Louzader told OI. “Morris had a great sense of humor and was a genuinely nice guy.”
James served two tours as KTTS News Director, first from 1974 to 1982 and then 1998 to 2004.