ASHTABULA — Wayne L. Morrison, age 78, formerly of Pierpont, passed away Friday, August 30, 2013, at Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pa.
He was born April 24, 1935, in Lickingville, Pa., the son of Merle M. and Doris Bell (Heckathorn) Morrison and had been an area resident since 1972. A Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he was honorably discharged March 3, 1959.
Prior to his retirement, he worked as a self employed Dairy Farmer. He enjoyed his grandchildren, his pets and reading his favorite blogs about traveling in the West.
His survivors include three children, Debbie K. (Ray) West of Conneaut, Jeff W. (Stacy) Morrison of Monroe Township and Patty J. (Rod) Simpson of Plymouth Township; seven grandchildren, Jason, Josh, Adam, Kenny, Katie, Kimberly and Emily; great-grandchild, Kira; brother, Lawrence “Punk” (Joy) Morrison; and a sister, Shirley (Pete) Eisenman.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi (Sayre) Morrison on Sept. 22, 1999; and his parents.
Calling Hours will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., Monday, Sept. 2nd, at CHILDS & WILLIAMS FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 96 SR 7, Pierpont.
A Service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3rd, at Pierpont Presbyterian Church, 71 SR 7, Pierpont, with Pastor Dustin Leimgruber officiating assisted by the Rev. Dana Harju. Burial with Military Rites will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Pierpont.
Contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League, 5970 Green Road, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.
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