John Baker Morris

March 23, 1967 ‒ July 14, 2014

Croton, Ohio

John Baker Morris, age 47 of Croton, died Monday morning July 14, 2014 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
He was born on March 23, 1967 in Columbus to Gay and Barb (Maxwell) Morris. He was a 1986 Graduate of Northridge High School and was actively engaged in farming with his dad. He was a member of the Croton Church of Christ.
John loved horseback riding, vacations in Florida, fishing in Florida and country concerts. Once got up onstage and sang Rose Colored Glasses with John Conlee. He also enjoyed his new puppy, Sally.
He is survived by his parents: Gay and Barb Morris of Croton; special friend: Holly Emerling of Defiance: aunts: Priscilla J. Horn of Johnstown, Lori Maxwell Kiley of Hillsboro; uncle: Tom Maxwell of Hillsboro; cousins
Friends may call Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where services will be held Thursday 11 with Pastor Bryan Grove officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Donor’s Charity of Choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • John was so sweet in high school. I was in FFA with him. My heart goes out to his family and friends!

  • John used to come to our house in Croton and play with Matt and Joe and the boys would run all over town like kids used to do.
    We will be thinking of John and Barb and Gay and they will be in our prayers.

  • Barb & Gay, Please accept my Deepest Sympathy for your loss!!! There are no words!! Also Know you are in my heart & Prayers!! Love, Sharon,Tony, & Mark Stanley

  • To Barb and Gay sorry for your loss John will be missed in CROTON he smiled and waved to everyone. Prayers for you
    John and Cindy Swartz

  • We would just like to send our thoughts and prayers to Gay and Barb in the loss of their son. Our hearts just break for you and pray that the Lord would send his comforter to you as you grieve in the days to come. May God surround you with His perfect peace and give you rest during this time.

    Gary & Anne Piper

  • GOT TO KNOW YOU THRU HOLLY JOHN, YOU SEEMED LIKE A REAL NICE DUDE, I KNOW YOU WILL BE MISSED BY YOUR DEFIANCE FAMILY, MAY YOU REST IN PEACE WITH ALL YOUR OTHERS UP THERE. CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY.

  • We are so sorry to hear about John. He was always kind and ready to help anyone with anything.

  • Gay and Barb, I’m so sorry for the sudden loss of your one precious son. May God’s grace be felt all around you in the days ahead.

  • Barb and Gay we are sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. I remember “little” John running around, I am sure his new puppy was going to be the next “barking truck” as Mrs. Morris called Gay’s visits to Hartford. May your strength be in the Lord.

  • Barb and Gay,
    I am so sorry to hear of John’s sudden passing. There is a plan for all of us. We may not know it, but each has a journey. May you be comforted with good memories.