William "Bill" Morey
February 13, 1948 ‒ March 04, 2014
William “Bill” L. Morey, age 66, of Sequoia Lane, Heath, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at his home. He was born on February 13, 1948 in Mount Vernon, Ohio to the late Robert and Kathryn (Conkle) Morey. Bill retired in 1991 after 23 years of service in the United States Navy. Upon retiring from the Navy, Bill worked until 2011 as a service tech for Lincare in Newark.
He was a member of Amvets Post #95, Fleet Reserve Association and the Howard United Methodist Church. In his free time, Bill enjoyed cheering on his beloved Buckeyes or watching NASCAR and Indy racing. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather that will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Cheryl (Black) Morey; his children, Heather (Donald Jr.) Kemp of Chesapeake, Virginia, Heidi (Robert Jr.) Culver of Heath, Ohio and Gavin (Rebekah) Morey of Newark, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Ashlyn Kemp, Joshua Kemp, Dakota Culver, Skylar Culver, Dylan Culver Giffin Morey and Gianna Morey; a brother, James (Judi) Morey of Mount Vernon; a sister, Janet Morey Fisher of Reynoldsburg; three step granddaughters and six step great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. Pastor Robert Caw Jr. will be officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Central Ohio Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of William “Bill” L. Morey.