James H. "Jim" Morris

Birth Date: 
Monday, December 11, 1944
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SHREVE - James H. Morris (Jim), born December 11, 1944, and formerly of Glenmont, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. 

He retired from Rexroth Corporation of Wooster, Ohio after 35 years of service. He and wife Deb owned and operated Maple Ridge sheep farm in Shreve, Ohio. Jim loved farming and did it most of his life. He was active in the Ohio Heartland Sheep Association and previously the Ohio Forge and Grasslands council.  He was a die-hard Cleveland Browns fan and a very dedicated father. He will be missed greatly by his children.

He is survived by his loving wife Deb Morris, daughters, Jeanette Morris Kaufman, Janelle (Mike) Mattingly, Jolene (Tracy) Kapper, Andrea (Mike) Huff and son Rob (Wendy) Clason; grandchildren, Matt (Ryan) Morris, Patrick (Kara)  Kaufman, Trevor Mattingly, Jake Kapper and Samuel Clason; brothers Ray and Dale Morris, sisters Nancy Halverson, Eva Weese, and Lorna Lozier. He is also survived by daughter in law, Debbie Morris and children Randolph Mcfadden Jr, Misty Hendrix and Kristy Mcfadden.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Erma Tipton Morris and son "Jimmy" Morris.

Those who knew Jim know that he liked to keep things simple. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no formal service. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, May 20th from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Shreve United Methodist Church Activity Center, 430 North Main Street, Shreve, Ohio 44676 for friends and family.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.



No calling hours


Celebration of Life service in the Activity Center at the Shreve United Methodist Church, 430 N. Main St., Shreve on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 6-8:00 p.m.


Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Jim's family and friends. We will miss Uncle Jim dearly.

So sorry for your family. He will be deeply missed.

So sorry to hear of his passing...my thoughts and prayers are with his family.

So sorry for your loss. He will be missed ny all who loved him.

We were so blessed to have Jim in our family, his hospitality and warm generous heart was felt by those who loved him. Our prayers and love go out his children, and grandchildren and great grandchildren, and to our sister Deb where the amazing life they built together will be remembered by all.

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