Eugene Robert Morris

Eugene Robert Morris

Eugene Robert Morris, 78, of Greenfield, passed away on Thursday March 14, 2013, at Springhurst Health Campus in Greenfield. He was born  Jan. 27, 1935, in Lonoke, AR, the son of the late Arlo and Helen (Hill) Morris.

Eugene was a native of Arkansas and was a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a B.S. and a M.A. in Dairy Science. He retired in 1988 from the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, working 30 years with 4-H and Agriculture. Later Eugene worked with Beattey Realty Company as a Realtor until 2004. He was a long time member and past president of Greenfield Rotary Club. His passion in life was serving the Lord, by leading singing, teaching Sunday school and supporting many missionaries in the mission field while attending Greenfield Church of Christ.

Eugene is survived by his daughters, Lisa Thaxton of King George, Va., Sarona Zonarich of Memphis, Tenn., and Kimberli Morris of State College, Pa.; son Phillip Morris of Charlotte, N.C.; 6 grandchildren, Joshua (Becky), Jereme (Cynthia) and Jason (Beth) Thaxton, Milliana, Maya and Laura Zonarich; 3 great-grandchildren, Clark, Seraphina and Trinity Thaxton; brother, Raymond S. Morris of Baton Rouge, La.

Eugene was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, M. Jean Mosher Steiner Morris.

Visitation will be from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday March 23, 2013, at the Stillinger Family Funeral Home, 1780 West Main Street, Greenfield, IN, 46140. Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday March 24, 2013, at the Greenfield Church of Christ, 1380 South State Street, Greenfield. Burial will follow at Washington Park North in Indianapolis.

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