Charles "Curt" Morris

Birth Date: 
Monday, September 1, 1947
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022

APPLE CREEK – Charles “Curt” Morris, 74 of Apple Creek Passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at his home.

He was born September 1, 1947 in Antrin, Ohio the son of Herman and Edna Carter Morris.  He married Carol M. Messner on December 21, 1966.  She survives.

Curt was a graduate of Waynedale High School, was an Auctioneer and worked for the Engineering Department.  He was a member of the Apple Creek United Methodist Church.

He had been a member of the Apple Creek Civic Improvement Committee for 7 years, a 50-year member of the Ebeneezer Lodge, a life member of the Apple Creek American Legion and had donated his time as an Auctioneer for 35 years at the Wayne Co. Fair.  Curt enjoyed his horses, liked to rope calves and loved spending time with his family.

He proudly served his country with the US. Army during the Vietnam War.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Carol, are his children Cathleen (Duane) Slabaugh of Stockbridge, GA and Candy (Jeffrey) Mori of Dalton; grandchildren Isaac, Conner and Nya Mori, Elizabeth Anderson, Ashley Baxter and Tyler Slabaugh and 5 great-grandchildren; siblings Ray Carter, Phyllis Holmes and Randal Morris.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the funeral service on Monday, April 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Hospice Chaplain Darcy Miller officiating..  Burial will follow in the Apple Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Apple Creek Fire Department, PO Box 238, Apple Creek, OH 44691.

Family would like to send a sincere thank you to Angie, Darcy and Shelly with Hospice.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions: 

Ohio"s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Apple Creek Fire Department, PO Box 238, Apple Creek, OH 44606.


Monday, April 4, 2022 from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. at the funeral home


Monday, April 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home


Dear Carol and Family,
We were saddened to read of Curt's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy.

Carol and Family: I was sorry to hear of Curt's passing. Sending sympathy to all of you.

To Carol, Candy and family, You have our sympathy and prayers.

Dear Carol and Family,
You have my deepest sympathy and will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Thank you for your service. Condolences to the family.

To Curt's Family and Friends, Our deepest sympathies go out to you. May God, and the many good memories, sustain you; now and also in the future.. Our thoughts and prayers are for you and your families. Sincere condolences from Art Beerys, Smithville, Ohio

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