|Birth: ||Apr. 16, 1939|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 2011|
Surrounded by his loving family, John L. Morris, Sr., age 72, of Northwood, passed away Monday, June 27, 2011 at Bay Park Hospital. He was born on April 16, 1939 to Homer and Mary (Longridge) Morris in Dearborn, Michigan. John was employed with Coy Kendall Greenhouses for 30 years and then worked with Lakewood Greenhouses for the last 20 years. He also received the Michigan State Grower of the Year award. John was a member of Cornerstone Church for almost 20 years. He loved flowers, fishing and camping with his family. John and Gay use to square and round dance for many years. John loved nothing more than spending time with his family, he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
John is survived by his loving wife of almost 53 years, Gay Morris; son, John (Gail) Morris, Jr.; daughter, Jennifer (Rob) Gunderson; grandchildren, David, Heather, John III, Stephen, Tori, Gabrielle and Trisha; great-granddaughter, Bailey-Rae; brother, Jim (Kathy) Morris; sister-in-love, Jean Morris; and numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Mary Morris; brothers, Sam (Dolly) and Homer Morris; brother-in-love, Gary Stoddard; nephew, Brad Tooman; and great-nephew, Adam Stiles.
The family will receive guests on Thursday from 3 - 8:00 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 4752 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo (419-381-1900). Funeral Services will begin Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Cornerstone Church, 1520 Reynolds Rd., Maumee, with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow Lake Township Cemetery.
Those wishing to make monetary donations are asked to consider Cornerstone Church.
Homer R Morris (1898 - 1980)
Mary M Morris (1903 - 1995)
Lake Township Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 05, 2012
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My beloved husband, I am so grateful for the years we had together and that we will be together in eternity. I know you aren't at the cemetery yet there are times I go just to honor you. Sending love through God and I am sure if it is important HE has f...(Read more)|
Added: Mar. 31, 2016
Happy Birthday Johnny. Miss you, love you more each day. Rest in God. All is well.|
Added: Apr. 16, 2015
You have gone to the first love of our lives........at the appointed time I will join you. What an honor to be your wife and mother of your children. Until we meet again my love.....We will continue praising HIM together, you from the heavens and me fro...(Read more)|
Added: Mar. 6, 2012