Max W. Morris

May 16, 2017

Max W. Morris, 89, of Michigantown, Ind., died at 4:20 a.m. May 16, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind., following a brief illness. Born March 1, 1928 in Clinton County, Ind. to Russell W. & Flora Jane (Albaugh) Morris.  He married Roberta Rose Rice on March 1, 1947 and she survives.  Mr. Morris attended Michigantown High School.  A lifelong farmer, he had farmed since he was 16 years old.  He also worked part time at Del Monte and National Homes, and also built grain bins for Ralph Butler.  Mr. Morris was a member and past deacon of Union Baptist Church.  He enjoyed camping, fishing, mushroom hunting and square dancing and was a member of several square-dancing clubs.

Visitation and Services

Family services will be held at Goodwin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Kilmore Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund.

Survived by:

Wife: Roberta R. Morris of Michigantown, Son: Wayne R. Morris of rural Frankfort, 2 Daughters: Linda (Steve) Mang of rural Michigantown, Tracey Byrne of rural Frankfort, 6 Grandchildren: Rich Smith, Reanna Fultz, Ryan Morris, Nicki Whiteman, Jeremy Mang and Joshua Mang and 9 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

two daughters, Rebecca Jane Morris and Sharon Rose Morris and a brother, Lewis Morris.

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9 Condolences for “Max W. Morris”

  1. Erilda & Ron Coleman May 17, 2017 at 4:50 pm

    Dearest family,
    Our hearts are saddened to hear of Uncle Max’s passing. Such a gentle giant and a twinkle in his eye. Most definitely we will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. It is so hard to think of life without him. He is probably enjoying a Heavenly reunion and already playing croquette or cards with loved ones. Hugs of Love, Ron & Erilda – Foley, AL

  2. Jeanie Thompson May 17, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    So so sorry for the loss of Max. He had lots of great years. Always taking Roberta to all of the sports events and I think he enjoyed it as much as she did. Always a bright spot to all of us !!! He will be missed. Please give Roberta a big hug from me. Love her so much, Jeanie and Gary too !

  3. Cheryl Smith May 18, 2017 at 9:26 am

    God be with Max and peace be with you all. Sincerely, Cheryl Smith

  4. Lou Sedwick DeVreese May 18, 2017 at 10:37 am

    To the Morris family. I am so sorry to hear about Daddy Morris. Heaven is getting a great man. He and Mom Morris were our biggest cheerleaders and support group. He always had smile and a hug for you. He will be missed dearly. RIP Daddy Morris. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  5. Michele Davis Alder May 19, 2017 at 12:51 am

    I have many fond memories of Max and Roberta, what a wonderful man. My deepest sympathies and prayers to Roberta and family.

  6. Kim Storms Morris May 19, 2017 at 9:59 am

    I’m so sorry to hear that Max has passed. I agree with Lou, that Max and Roberta were our biggest cheerleaders! I have many fond memories of them and “our family “. Sending my love to all of you!

  7. Rick & Janie (Whiteman) Gunter May 19, 2017 at 2:57 pm

    Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

  8. Clint Coleman May 20, 2017 at 2:49 pm

    Uncle Max was a very kind man. He deserved every day he lived on this earth.

    Clint & Jan Coleman and family

  9. Don- Debbie Baker May 22, 2017 at 4:21 am

    Dear Morris Family, we send our sincere condolences to you all. Prayers for strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead. Love Donnie and Debbie

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