Thomas Morris, Jr.

Obituary of Thomas Allen Morris, Jr.

Thomas Allen Morris, Jr., 67, of Elyria, passed away with family by his side on March 29, 2021, from lung cancer.Tom was born on July 17, 1953 in Amherst, Ohio to the late Thomas and Donna Morris. He is survived by his daughter Kate Morris (Kraig Matthews) of Powell, Ohio; siblings Linda (Kent) Stauffer of LaGrange, Lori (Wally) Schulz of Dunedin, FL, Kris (Ray) Sterk of Wakeman, Pete Morris of Oberlin, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, longtime girlfriend Darla Van Horn, and brother Donald (Celeste) Morris of Vermilion.

Tom was a graduate of Lorain High School, class of 1971. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1971-75 and traveled the world during his service. He then made his career as a machinist for Diamond Products in Elyria.

Tom was a member of Mr. Dee’s Karate for several years where he earned his black belt with his daughter Kate. He enjoyed music above all, playing his guitar, listening to classic rock, and attending concerts with Kate.

He also loved boating and fishing on Lake Erie.


A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.

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