Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 13, 2012 1:06 pm EST


GAMBIER — Robert Morey, 85, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at the Knox Community Hospital.

He was born March 5, 1926, in Mount Vernon to Carl and Hattie (Elkins) Morey. He was a member of the Howard United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Kathryn L. (Conkle) Morey; his children, William L. (Cheryl) Morey, James L. (Judy) Morey and Janet K. Fisher; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Alfreda (Richard) Bond, Helen (Bill) Weaver, Shirley (Sherman) Tomes and Linda (Larry) Tomes.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Margaret (C. Edward) Zimmerman and Nancy (Donald) Morehouse.

A funeral service will be held Monday, Jan. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Howard United Methodist Church. Pastor Lee Cubie will officiate. Burial will follow in Valley Cemetery near Howard. Calling will be one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions can be made to the church at P.O. Box 95, Howard, OH 43028. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling arrangements. Visit


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