Obituary: Gerald Robert Morley, 89, of Hart

May 10, 2024

Gerald “Jerry” Robert Morley, 89, of Hart, peacefully passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. He was born on November 3, 1934, in Hart, to Walter and Lucy (Campbell) Morley.

Jerry attended Hart Public Schools before serving in the United States Army in 1957. Upon his return, he met and married Marcia Schaner, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage and raised four children. He dedicated thirty years of his life to Continental Motors as a machinist before retiring.

An avid lover of the outdoors, Jerry enjoyed activities such as hunting, fishing, and gardening, taking great pride in his home and yard. He was known for his strong work ethic and cherished his time spent with family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In his later years, Jerry found solace and formed lasting friendships at Rothbury Community Church, where he and his family received immense support. He will be remembered as a truly wonderful man.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Marcia Morley; sons, David Morley and James Morley; daughter, Carla Korson (Phil); grandchildren, Lydia (Josh) Swartz and Mariah (Ethan) Korson; and great-grandchildren, Zane, Cameron, Macsen, and Penelope Schwartz. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Pamela Snider.

Memorial services will be held at noon, Saturday, May 18, 2024, at the Oceana Council on Aging, 4250 West Tyler Road, Hart with a luncheon to follow. The family will receive friends Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 11 a.m. until time of services at the Oceana Council on Aging.

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, King-Hart Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

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