Robert Morse

Robert D. Morse, 81, of Canton died at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born Feb. 4, 1919, in Summum, a son of Harry and Cora Jones Morse. He married Ella Mae Weaver on March 19, 1956, in Bushnell. She died Oct. 13, 1966.

One sister also preceded him in death.

Surviving are one daughter, Elizabeth Morse of Canton; three stepsons, Virgil (and Leigh Ann) Anderson of Springfield, Ohio, and Harold Anderson and James Anderson, both of Canton; one brother, Phillip (and Beatrice) of Canton; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was a foreman for the Fulton County Highway Department before retiring.

He was a member of Summum Christian Church. He also was a member of Canton Moose Lodge 784.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. today at Summum Cemetery with Rev. Brian Culver officiating. Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to any charity.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/1/2000

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