June 5, 2010
Joseph A. Morris, 45 of Columbus, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, June 6, 2010 in his residence.
He was born October 6, 1964 in Springfield, Ohio. Joe was a 1983 graduate of Graham High School. He worked in food service as a personal chef and catering. He enjoyed working on cars, gardening, walking on the beach and collecting antiques. Joe loved life and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his mother, Sharyn Ann (Davis) Morris of Springfield, his grandmother, Helen Davis of Urbana, his brother, Tim (Kristi) Morris of Urbana, his sisters, Debbie (Russell) Roosa of Urbana & Becki Berger of Oklahoma, 5 nieces & nephews, Thomas Dunlavy, Chad Roosa, Janelle Morris, Scott Berger and Shayna Berger, as well as several other relatives and friends, including a very special friend, Rick Keeling and his family.
He is preceded in death by his father, Everett L. Morris, an infant sister, Kathy Morris, paternal grandparents, Walter & Gladys Morris and Ben Davis.
A gathering will be held to celebrate Joe’s life starting at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 11, 2010 in his sister’s Debbie Roosa, residence, at 2114 St. Rte. 55, Urbana, Ohio. Please dress casual and feel free to bring a covered dish. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in Joe’s memory to the donor’s favorite charity or to the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium 9990 Riverside Drive Powell, OH 43065.
Services are entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.