John Steven Morris

December 05, 1951 ‒ June 08, 2012

Mansfield, Ohio

John Steven “Steve” Morris, 60, of Galion, died Friday, June 8, 2012 at home.

Born December 5, 1951 in Mansfield, he was the son of the late Lewis and Rachel Smetzer Morris. He married Martha A. Murray Morris on December 18, 1995 who survives.

John graduated from Lexington High School. He was in the United States Marine Corps, serving in Vietnam receiving the Purple Heart and Gold Star along with other medals including the Vietnam Service Medal with three bronze stars.

He was a member of Laborer’s Union, Local 1216 working as a mason doing construction for most of his life.

In addition to his wife, he is also survived by two sons, Steven Morris and Wentz Morris, both at home; three daughters, Jamie Morris, Andie Morris and Ellen Morris, all of Lexington; one brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Irene Morris of Galion, one brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Will and Jennifer Murray of Mt. Vernon.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home in Galion. No funeral service will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Richardson-Davis Funeral Home, 218 S. Market Street, Galion, Ohio 44833.