EAST LIVERPOOL - Michael R. Morse died suddenly Monday, August 20, 2012 while at work in Mounds-ville, W.Va.. He was 52.
Born in Tampa, Florida, January 22, 1960, he was a son of Willard O. "Bill" Morse of Alger, Mich., and the late Shirley Ann Sauls Morse. He lived most of his life in Michigan where he enjoyed the outdoors. An avid deer hunter, he was a lifetime member of Oakland County Sportsman's Club. A sports fan, he especially was faithful to the Detroit Lions and Red Wings.
He recently moved to the East Liverpool area and since December of 2011 worked as a guard at Northern Correctional Facility in Moundsville, W.Va. Previously he worked as a guard at Oakland County Sheriff's Department in Michigan for 26 years until retiring in 2010.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his fiance, Robbin R. Blewitt, at home. There are three daughters, Courtney Morse and Jessica Herbst, both of Michigan, and Ashley Blewitt at home. There are three grandchildren, Skylar, Brooke and Jamison.
Other survivors include two sisters, Terri Boisvert and her husband Mike, and Cheryl Benson, all of Michigan, along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends may visit Thursday afternoon and evening at Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from noon to 6 p.m. Rev. Dr. Stephen Cramer will conduct a funeral service at 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Following the service, family and friends will gather at Dawson Family Center for fellowship.
View Michael's memorial website and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.