|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 1984|
Greater London, England
Obituary for Robert Morey 1929-1984 The name of Newspaper unknown
LONDON-A funeral for Robert "Bob" Morey, father of Robin Morey of Cherry Grove, Ore., will be Wednesday, May 16, 1984 at 11:30 a.m. at Donelson, Sewell and Mathews Mortuary with the Rev. Jerald L. Smith of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating.
Mr. Morey died of cancer, Feb. 22, 1984, in London, England where he had lived the past three years. He was 54. A former resident of Washington County, Ore., he had moved to London to chart oil rigs for a company in Nigeria.
Mr. Morey was born in Geneva, Ohio, on Oct 30, 1929, the son of Leland and Helen Morey. He grew up in Saybrook, Elyria Ohio. In 1959 he enlisted in the Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict in Japan and the United States. He attained the rank of staff sergeant.
In 1963 he moved to Rialto, Calif., and worked as a land surveyor in California, including a project at Disneyland. In 1971, he moved to Washington County. While living here he worked on the Alaska Pipeline project.
After he completed that job, he traveled in Saudia Arabia, where he worked for several countries oil companies. In 1981 he went to London to live and chart oil rigs for a surveying company in Nigeria. He was working on a job in Nigeria when he became ill with cancer.
He enjoyed traveling and friends he had all over the world. He also was avid reader and especially liked the poetry of Rod McKuen and Kahil Gilbran.
The family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society and Oregon's Wildlife Association.
Survivors include his mother, Helen F. Morey of Lakeside, Ariz.; a son, Michael Morey of Huntington Beach Calif., three daughters, Robin Morey of Cherry Grove; Allison Schulte of Santa Ana, Calif.; and Denise Howitt of Huntington Beach, Calif., two sisters, Marcia Harrison of Lakeside., and Shelly Zeres in Arizona and four grandchildren.
Barbara Wilson Krause
15937 Marsala Drive
Fishers, IN 46037
Howard Leland Morey (1906 - 1969)
Helen T. Ferguson Morey (1908 - 1985)
Christopher Leland Morey (1956 - 1973)*
Michael Normen Morey (1965 - 2099)*
Marcia Ferguson Morey Mergard (1928 - 1999)*
Robert Franklin Morey (1929 - 1984)
Deeanne Michele Morey Veres (1944 - 2006)*
Note: Cremated his ashes buried above his son Christopher.
Fir Lawn Cemetery
Plot: Garden of Devotion Lot J-22
Created by: Barbara Wilson Krause
Record added: Oct 26, 2012
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