Eugene Morrison

    Eugene "Gene" Morrison, 74, of Laotto, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2010, at home.
    Born in Adams County, Gene was a loving husband, family man, and friend.  He always had a good story or joke to tell.  He enjoyed fishing, cooking, and gospel music.
    Gene also had a great kindness toward animals, including stray dogs, cats, and wild critters.
    He had a lifelong involvement with farming and auctions, which he loved.
    Gene was also in the construction and furniture business and was always prepared for a new business venture.
    He will be greatly missed by many.
    He is survived by his second wife, Joyce "Ann" Morrison; sons Gregory (Trudy) Morrison, Donald Fred (Kathy) Morrison, John (Patty) Morrison, and Chris Bixler; daughters Melissa Carnwath, Nancy (Kevin) Randall, and Kate Stewart; stepdaughters Janis (Tim) Badgley and Susan Messer; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and sisters Elnora Bebout, Phyllis (James) Fisher, and Barbara Morrison.
    Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Edith Morrison; one daughter, Susan Fouss; and first wife, Sharlene Morrison.
    The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2010, at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Rd., Fort Wayne.
    Calling will be an hour prior to the service and from 2-7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at the funeral home.
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