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Obituaries

January 18, 2013

Merl ‘Red’ Morrow

March 29, 1932-Jan. 16, 2013

AVON PARK, Fla. — Merl “Red” Morrow, 80, passed away Wednesday in Avon Park.  

He was born March 29, 1932 to Merl and Pauline P. (Davis) Morrow in Goshen, Ind. He had been a resident of Avon Park since 1992, coming from Michigan.  He was a public school custodian and a veteran of the United States Army, serving during peace time.  He was a member of the American Legion, enjoyed woodworking and carving and was of the Christian faith.

He is survived by his sons, David Morrow, Michigan; Robert Morrow and Doug Morrow, both of Idaho; daughters, Bonnie (Ed) Hill, Indiana, and Cathy (Chet) Neal, Michigan; stepbrother, Wayne Stringfellow, Indiana; stepsister, Arena Gingerich, Indiana; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Morrow.

Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.  

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, FL 33870; 863-385-0125; www.stephensonnelsonfh.com.

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