Mr. Dennis L. Morley, 71 of Hillsboro passed away Friday morning April 12, 2019 surrounded by his family.
Mr. Morley was born March 12, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland the son of Louis K. and Dorothy M. (nee: Stephan) Morley.
While a senior at Crawfordsville High School Mr. Morley enlisted in the US Army and served a year in Vietnam where he attained the rank of SPC4 and earned 2 bronze stars in combat.
When he came home, Mr. Morley married Miriam D. Cedar on June 21, 1970 and she preceded him in death on Aug. 22, 2018.
Mr. Morley was a retired foreman with Crawfordsville Electric Light and Power.
Avid outdoors people Mr. and Mrs. Morley loved to fish, trap, camp and do metal detecting with family and friends. They also held regular weekly card games.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Eric & Kim Morley and their children Briana and Brayden of Crawfordsville; his daughter and son-in-law, Lori & Rob Barr and their daughter, Rylee of Waynetown; his brother and sisters, Karen Morley of Crawfordsville, Martin (Mary) Morley of Nixa, Mo., Melody Merrill and Stephania (Dennis) Griffin also of Crawfordsville; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; sister, Linda Austin; and brothers-in-laws. Gene Austin and Howard "Whitey" Merrill.
Funeral services are scheduled to be held 3 p.m. Friday, April 19th at Shoemaker Funeral Home, 202 Bratton Rd. Waynetown, with Pastors Allen Sparks and Nathan Miller officiating.
Burial will follow in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral services.
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