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Eugene 'Gene' F. Morris

July 11, 1933 - December 24, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date December 29, 2018

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Eugene “Gene” F. Morris, 85, resident of Elida passed away at 2:30 am December 24, 2018 at Lima Convalescent Home.

Gene was born July 11, 1933 in Delphos, OH, the son of the late Floyd and Marcele (Kundert) Morris. On June 17, 1956 he married his wife of 62 years, Helen VanDemark Morris who survives.

Also surviving Gene are his children, Dr. Dennis Morris of Lima and Beth (Steve) Patton of Columbus, OH, and his grandchildren, Meredith (Michael) ten Brink and Aaron Patton, both of Columbus, OH, his brother, William Morris of Lima, his brother-in-law, Dr. Duane VanDemark of Nicholasville, KY, and several nieces and nephews.

His step-mothers, Beulah Diltz Morris and Ruby Long, and step-sister, Patti (Don) Sterling preceded him in death.

Eugene was a 1951 graduate of Elida High School and in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He is a retired Postmaster from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church where he served as usher and was a long time supporter of Elida Local Schools.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 pm Friday and from 10:00 am until time of services at 11:00 am Saturday at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES SHAWNEE CHAPEL with Rev. Robert Gibson officiating. Burial will follow in Pike Run Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or donor’s choice.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.


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