Rushville Republican

July 23, 2013

Albert G. Morris Sr., 73


Rushville Republican

---- — Albert G. Morris Sr., 73, a longtime Rush County resident, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013 in Greenfield.

Albert was born May 5, 1940 in Connersville to the late Jesse Morris and Anna (Galliher) Marion. He lived his early life in Alquina and was a 1959 graduate of Alquina High School. Albert had lived in Rush County, Henderson community, since 1966.

Albert married Darlene McCane Nov. 11, 1959; she survives. Albert retired in 1994 after 30 years with Ford Motors in Indianapolis. He and his wife Darlene had a Rushville Republican paper route for a few years after retirement. He was a very active member of Rushville Church of the Nazarene, serving as a board member and trustee. Albert was also a member of the Knightstown Masonic Lodge F&AM and the UAW Local# 1111 in Indianapolis.

In addition to his wife Darlene of Rush County, Albert leaves behind a son, Albert G. Morris Jr. and wife Connie of Rushville; a daughter, Christina and husband Richard Gosser of Rushville; a brother, Richard Morris and wife Ada of Morristown; sisters, Gladys and husband Don Glover of Richmond and Vera and husband Jerry Shaw of Greenfield; grandchildren, Heather Short, Ryan Short and wife Amanda, Albert Morris III, Amanda and husband Jason Scheiderer, Travis Short, Christian Gosser, James Carnine, Mikaela Morris; and great-grandchildren, Keagan Turner, Kayden Turner and Graham Scheiderer.

Albert was preceded in death by his parents; daughters, Debra Carnine and Sonja Morris; a brother, Jesse Morris Jr.; and a sister, Bessie Hardin.

Services were Monday, July 22, 2103 at Rushville Church of the Nazarene. Pastors Todd Reynolds and Michael Dees presided. Visitation was Sunday at Moster Mortuary, Rushville. Burial was in Rushville’s East Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rushville Church of the Nazarene.