Earl D. Morrison 1934 - 2018  

Earl D. Morrison
, 84, of Smithville, OH, died Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Wooster Community Hospital.

Memorial services will be Wednesday, April 18, at 11 a.m. at Grace Brethren with Pastor Bob Mitchell.   Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster, is assisting the family with arrangements.    Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com.    Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association at P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA  22215.

Earl was born February 14, 1934, in Wooster to Virgil and Mildred {Clifford} Morrison.

Earl graduated from Wadsworth High School. He married Myrtle Gaugler on December 23, 1999.

Earl was a retired farmer and started Morrison Farm Equipment.  He attended Grace Church in Wooster.   Earl enjoyed restoring old tractors, but most of all, he loved spending time with his children and dog, Snowball.

Earl will be deeply missed by his wife of 19 years;  children Rod (Linda) Morrison of Smithville, Cheryl Morrison of Wadsworth, Holly (Bart) Morr of Smithville, Melanie (Brian) Moser of Sterling and Bruce (Jane Hicks) Morrison of Smithville;  step-children Russell (Edna Hoppe) Gaugler of Smithville, Phyllis Flurry of Akron, Michael (Tempe) Gaugler and Lori (Don) Batten both of Texas;  grandchildren Richard, Amy, Bryan, Brittany, Megan, John, Carly;  step-grandchildren Michael, Matthew, Amelia, Natalie, Brian, Brittany, Kelsey;  great-grandchildren Chase, Sadie, Ellie, William;  step great-grandchildren Kaila, Makel, Mya, Eva, Ian, Isaih, Lily, London, Austin, Emma, Mason;  brother Donald (Rose) Morrison of Savannah;  sisters Barbara (Bob) Kilmer of Wadsworth and June (John) Ohlman of Akron.

Earl was preceded in death by his parents and infant daughter April Lynn.

   Earl Morrison
   Wadsworth High School
   Graduating Class of 1951


WHS Diversified Occupations Class, 1950-51.  "Under the supervision of Mr. Rohrer, these students are getting training in various skilled occumpations by working in local establishments during the afternoon.  In this way, these students are being afforded guidance and experience which will enable them to carry on in future careers."  Row 1: John Neely, Tom Oplinger, Loren Spice, Kenneth Troxel, Ted Hall.  Row 2: Ed Kyle, Earl Morrison, Bill Stark, Jack Smith, Annabelle Davis, Betty Kelleman.  Row 3: Willis Kilmer, John Stormer, Merlyn Kemmerer.
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