Wesley D. Morris

Wesley D. Morris

Birth
Bellaire, Belmont County, Ohio, USA
Death 14 Jun 2014 (aged 64)
Copley, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Buried At Wilderness Center
Memorial ID 172071768 · View Source
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Wesley D. Morris, age 64, of Orrville, died Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Akron General Hospice– Justin T. Rogers Care Center, Copley, Ohio.

He was born on November 30, 1949, in Bellaire, Ohio, the son of the late George W. Morris and Annabelle (Moore) Morris; and married Loi (Davey) Morris on April 21, 1973. She survives.

He retired from the Orrville Police Department as Chief of Police. As a passionate supporter of education he followed his police retirement as a teacher where he would have told you he thoroughly enjoyed "molding young minds". He was employed for the last 15 years as a special education teacher at Norton High School, Norton, Ohio.

Surviving in addition to his wife; are children, Tiffeny (Steve) Miller and Jeff (Audra) Morris; and one grandchild, Theo Miller; sisters, Barbara (Pete) Russell and Opal (John) Ritts. In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Morris.

Everyone who knew Wes, understood how many stories he enjoyed telling of his life experiences; growing up in the Ohio Valley as a coal miner's son, going to college, becoming a father, policeman and teacher. He expected the best of the people around him and wanted to be known as a good ol' S.O.B.


A private family burial took place at the Wilderness Center, Wilmot, Ohio. The family requests that memorial contributions be sent to Norton City School, Attn: Treasurer's Office, 4128 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton, OH 44203. Please note on the check: 'In memory of Wes Morris for use by the Special Education Dept.


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  • Created by: RWS
  • Added: 1 Nov 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 172071768
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wesley D. Morris (30 Nov 1949–14 Jun 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 172071768, ; Maintained by RWS (contributor 47508424) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Buried At Wilderness Center.