Donald John Morrison Johnstown Township Donald John Morrison, 70, of Battle Creek passed away Tuesday, January 29 of natural causes. He was born July 22, 1942 in Sault Ste. Marie, MI the son of Neil and Armena Morrison (Talbot). He married the late Darlene Morrison on May 1, 1964 in Battle Creek, MI and together they raised four children as lifelong residents in the area. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and served in Minot, North Dakota and Vietnam during the 1960's. He enjoyed camping, traveling, bowling, and spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren. After retiring from Sam's Club in 2010, he and his wife traveled extensively throughout the country, often camping in state parks and visiting other interesting natural areas. Don was known for his easy going manner and ability to strike up a conversation with anyone nearby. He will be missed. He is survived by his children, Denise (Ronald, Jr.) Hermenitt, Roxanne (Carey) Courtis, Neil (Maria) Morrison and Eric (Nancy) Morrison; grandchildren, Ron, Isabella, Alexander and Logan; sisters, Audrey (Andrew) Brooks, Sandra (David) Byrd, Charlotte (William) Moser. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Darlene. Visitation will be held Monday 2:00-4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:00 AM at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service with Pastor Jeffery Worden of Hickory Corners Bible Church officiating. A Military Honors Burial will follow at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens in Battle Creek, MI. Memorial Tributes may be made to the University of Michigan Transplant Center, the
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. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, a member by invitation Selected Independent Funeral Homes. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com
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Bachman Hebble Funeral Service
223 North Bedford Road Battle Creek, MI 49037
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Feb. 3, 2013