Killeen ISD announced Thursday that one of its educators died on Wednesday.
Victor "Bunkley" Morris Jr. was a teacher at Harker Heights High School for almost nine years and an educator within Killeen ISD for decades.
"It is with a heavy heart that we report the loss of a Killeen ISD educator," said the Central Texas school district. "Mr. Morris was a dedicated educator, role model and friend to many during his 41-year career. He was known for making life-changing relationships with peers and students."
The school district has made support services available for students and staff.
"His passion and dedication to education will forever be a part of this district," said KISD. "We offer our condolences and prayers to his family during this difficult time."
Funeral arrangements for Morris are pending at this time.