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Charles Robert Morrow

July 9, 1935 ~ October 24, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

Charles R. Morrow, age 85 of Tangier, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 8:40pm at the Gibson Family Center for Hospice in Terre Haute.

He was born in Iowa City, IA on July 9, 1935 to the late Ray & Mary (Benefiel) Morrow. On August 21, 1954 he married Nancy Erwin, who he lost to cancer in 1988. He then married Elizabeth “Liz” Barnhart on August 18, 1990, who survives.

Charles was a member of the First Baptist Church in Rockville before joining Mt. Hermon Bible Church in Howard. He retired from and worked at Ford Motor Company for 31 years. He then worked for John Deere in Rockville as a mechanic for 20 years and worked till he was 75 years old. He was an amazing, very meticulous man, full of life, fun loving and touched many hearts with his smile and laughter. He helped anyone who needed him and genuinely cared for everyone. He loved his God and loved spending time with his family, friends, and church family. He never met a stranger, loved his home, and loved working in his garden and enjoyed puttering around in his pole shed. He was proud of his community and always told everyone what an amazing community he lived in. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather and will be missed by everyone.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 30 years, Elizabeth of Tangier; a son, David (Judy) Morrow of Crown Point; a daughter, Brenda (Gene) Ruark of Tangier; 4 grandchildren, Jamie (Tom) Adams and Brad (Grace) Morrow, both of Chandler, Arizona; Sarah Ruark of Tangier, and Josh (Brandie) Ruark of Rockville; 9 great grandchildren, Isabella, Nolan, Libby, Louella, Brayden, Ronan, Jorden, Kristen, and Skylar; 4 siblings, Gerald (Norma) Morrow, Paul “Warren” (Carol) Morrow, Donna McMillian, and Keith (Julie) Morrow, all from Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Nancy; 5 brothers, Donnie Morrow, Larry Morrow, Doug “Butch” Morrow, and an infant brother; and a sister, Norma Steffes.

Visitation will be at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S 1st in Kingman on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 11:00am till the time of the funeral service at 2:00pm with Pastor Jon McLain officiating. The family request that guests wear a mask and practice social distancing. The service will be live streamed and recorded and can be viewed on Charle’s obituary page on www.sandersfuneralcare.com. A private family graveside service will follow at West Union Cemetery. Memorial donations may be given to the Gibson Family Center for Hospice, 400 8th Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47804. Share memories and condolences online at www.sandersfuneralcare.com

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
October 30, 2020

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Care
203 S 1st Street, PO Box 100
Kingman, IN 47952

Funeral Service
Friday
October 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Care
203 S 1st Street, PO Box 100
Kingman, IN 47952
 

Video is available for this event



Donations

Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care
400 8th Ave, Terre Haute IN 47804
Tel: 1-812-234-2515

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