Sept. 20, 1920-Jan. 10, 2017
ELIDA — Ronald “Dale” Morris Sr., 96, of Elida passed away on Tuesday at Vancrest Healthcare Center.
He was born on Sept. 30, 1920, in Lima to Ralph and Martha (Baumgardner) Morris; both preceded him in death.
On Feb. 9, 1947, he was united in marriage to Marie Wreede, who preceded him in death on April 13, 2012.
is survived by two children, Ronald (Dorothy) Morris Jr. of Lima and
Terri (Rick) Baney of Lake Wales, Florida; three grandchildren, Jeremy
(Abigail) Morris of Powell, Brett (Kelly) Baney of Middleburg, Florida,
and Andrew (Adina) Baney of Winter Haven, Florida; and five
great-grandchildren, Owen and Nicholas Morris of Powell, Aden and Drew
Ann Baney of Winter Haven and Luke Baney of Middleburg.
He was in
the United States Marines during World War II and worked at Vend - AR.
He was an Elida High School graduate and a member of New Creation
Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and using his metal detector.
Private service will be held at a later date.