The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

November 5, 2012

Morris E. Wofford Sr.

Star Beacon

ASHTABULA — Morris was born August 22, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Ida (Rush) and the late Wilbert L. Wofford Sr. On July 17, 1993, he married Lisa M. Ruddy.

He was employed with the Norfolk and Southern Railroad for many years.

Mr. Wofford was a former member of First Azusa AFCOG and a current member of New Haven Church of God in Christ.

He is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Lisa; his children, Morris Jr., Cynthia, Daniel and Matthew; step-children, Nicole and Anthony; brothers, Wilbert Jr., Michael and Calvin; sisters, MaryAnne, Gloria, Ida Marie, Cheryl, Renae, Darlene and Tina; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, John.

Funeral Services will be held 12 p.m., Noon, Thursday, Nov. 8th, at New Haven Church of God in Christ, 2211 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio, with the Rev. Wilbert L. Wofford Jr. officiating.

Family will receive friends at the THOMPSON-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 345 Main St., Conneaut, Ohio, on Wednesday, Nov. 7th, from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday at the Church from 11 a.m. until time of Services at 12 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family.

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