Morris E. Egelhoff

July 25, 2021

Morris E. Egelhoff, 82, a long time Geetingsville area resident, died July 25, 2021 at Wesley Manor.  He was born October 11, 1938 at home in Clinton County to William Egelhoff & Devera (Maggart) Egelhoff.  He married Shirley R. Galvin on September 15, 1957 and she survives.

Morris was a 1956 graduate of Rossville High School.  He had worked at Delco G.M. and Chrysler prior to owning and operating Egelhoff Auto Salvage. He had also worked at Clinton County Disposal and owned/operated Egelhoff Chevrolet in Frankfort.  He formerly attended Geetingsville Presbyterian Church, and was a 50-year member of Beard Masonic Lodge. His hobby was restoring thunderbirds and mustangs.

Memorial donations may be made to the Beard Masonic Lodge.

Visitation and Services

Family services were held.  Burial was in Geetingsville Cemetery.  Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort assisted the family with arrangements. 

Survived by:

Surviving are her Daughter: Julie (Alan) White of Lafayette; Son: Ross (Tanja) Egelhoff of Cutler; Brother: Larry (Jeannie) Egelhoff of Nashville, TN; 3 Grandchildren: Brooke, Evan & Justin; 4 Great Grandchildren:  Evan James “EJ”, Grace Vivian, Dash and Tristin.


Leave your Condolences

12 Condolences for “Morris E. Egelhoff”

  1. Joe Root July 29, 2021 at 4:23 pm

    Sorry for your loss, he was a great man and great friend. He will be missed by many people!

  2. Wayne & Karen Patchett July 29, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Prayers and condolences to you and your family.
    Wayne & Karen

  3. Rick and Janet Knox July 29, 2021 at 9:24 pm

    So very sorry to hear of Morris’s passing. May God hold close during this sad time.

  4. Randy Kite July 30, 2021 at 7:34 pm

    Ross and Julie, my condolences to you and your family. So sorry for your loss.

  5. Dan Dawson July 31, 2021 at 7:58 am

    Ross and Julie…..sorry for your loss. May his memory be a daily blessing.

  6. Greg Woodruff July 31, 2021 at 3:30 pm

    Sorry for your loss.

  7. Barbara J Hileman July 31, 2021 at 5:05 pm

    We were sadden to learn of Morris passing and are so sorry for your loss. You and the family are in our prayers.
    Barbara and Gordon Hileman

  8. Barbara Hileman July 31, 2021 at 5:14 pm

    We were saddened learn of Morris passing and are so sorry for your loss. Your are all in our prayers.
    Barbara and Gordon Hileman

  9. Erilda Coleman August 1, 2021 at 6:57 pm

    Dear Shirley,
    So very sorry to hear of Morris’ passing. He was a sweet guy. He will definitely be missed. God Bless – Ron & Erilda Coleman – Foley, AL

  10. Dan Pickell August 5, 2021 at 12:41 pm

    So sorry to hear this. I liked talking to Morris about his old cars. Super nice guy. Prayer to his wife and family.

  11. Cindy Egelhoff August 14, 2021 at 10:11 pm

    I will miss Uncle Morris. I hope that his immediate family is doing well. I am sorry for your loss.

  12. Ken Pierson August 28, 2021 at 10:15 pm

    So sorry to hear of Morris’s passing. I have many wonderful memories of times we went to the car shows. He was a great friend, always willing to give a helping hand. My condolences, he will be missed.

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