Roy Morrison Jr.

Roy McClellan Morrison Jr.

May 19, 1932 - August 2, 2016

Roy McClellan Morrison, Jr., 84, of Wooster, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 at LifeCare Hospice after a battle with cancer.
Roy was born May 19, 1932 in Buckhannon, W.Va. to the late Roy Sr. and Lona Lea (Pritt) Morrison.  He graduated from Smithville High School in 1953 and later graduated from Wooster Business College.  He married the former Esther Wiles on Aug. 25, 1962 and she survives.  Roy retired after 38 years as a truck inspector from Consolidated Freight and moved to the Wooster area in 1998 having previously resided in Wadsworth.   He was a member of First Baptist Church in Seville and attended Faith Baptist Church in Wilmot  and was a member of the  Teamsters Local #24.  Roy enjoyed gardening, feeding and watching the birds and singing hymns.  He will be greatly missed.
Surviving are his wife Esther, children, Douglas Phillip (Lisa) Morrison of Apple Creek, Debbie Rae Crites of Wadsworth and Derek Steven (Terri) Morrison of Burbank; grandchildren, Caitlin Morrison, Collin Morrison and Karalyn Nelson and a great-granddaughter, Briella Jean.  Also surviving are sisters, Maxine Jeffers and Vera (Larry) Gamertsfelder both of Wooster and nieces and nephews who always called him Uncle June.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Joel Robert Morrison; sisters, Vonda Smith and Violet Boso and his son-in-law, David Crites.
Services will be Saturday at 12:00 noon at First Baptist Church, 22 E. Main St. in Seville with Pastors David Carroll and Randy Miller officiating.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.  Friends may call Friday from 5-8 p.m. at First Baptist Church and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.  Tributes may be shared at   Memorial contributions may be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Haven of Rest Ministries, PO Box 547, Akron, OH 44398.
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Name: Richard and Eva Buhite
So very sorry for your loss.
Prayers for all.  Love you guys. 

Name: Carl Davis
I remember Roy Morrison very well.  Grew up with is children being my best friends Mrs. Morrison would babysit my sister and I and we always were treated as part of the family.  Thoughts and prayers for the family and friends 
Name: Pattie Sanders
Mr. Roy and Miss Esther have been my Christian examples for a long time now. He will be greatly missed as a friend and singing partner at church.
Rest assured that he is now celebrating his rewards with no pain or discomfort and we will one day meet again.
May God give you each peace in your heart and comfort in the days ahead.
Love and hugs to each of you.
Name: Lynda Croft
Dear Aunt Esther and Family, I am sorry to hear of Uncle June's passing.  Our thoughts are with you.  Sorry we can't make the trip home to see you.
Lynda, Bill, Nicole and Ali
Name: The Beerys
To Roy's Family and Friends, Our deepest sympathies go out to you. May God, and the many good memories, sustain you; now and also in the future.. Our thoughts and prayers are for you and your families. Sincere condolences from Art Beerys, Smithville, Ohio

Name: Carolyn Lutz

Deceased Name: Roy Morrison, Jr.
Email message:: My Dear Friend Esther and family: My love and prayers are with you at this sad time. Sad as it is always hard to say our earthly"good-byes" to those we love and hold dear to our hearts.  But for sure we know Roy is rejoicing around the throne and is Face to Face with Christ His Lord. Psalms 116:15 "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His Saints."  In Jesus Love,
Name: Richard and Eva Buhite

Deceased Name: Roy Morrison
Email message:: So very sorry for your loss.
Prayers for all.  Love you guys.  







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