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Morris MEANS

1923 - 2016
Morris MEANS Obituary

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MEANS, Morris Age 93, of Springfield, joined his Heavenly Father on Sunday, June 19, 2016. He was born February 22, 1923, in Greenville, N.C. to the late Esternand Iona Ferguson Means. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. Mr. Means graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in aeronautical engineering. He retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base after 30 years and was a life-long member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and a devoted member at Zion Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn; children, Marc and Teresa; (5) grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held 10:30 a.m., THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 at ZION BAPTIST CHURCH, 565 E. Main St., Xenia, OH, with Alpha Phi Alpha ceremony at 11:30 a.m., followed by a life celebration at 12:00 Noon. Interment: Valley View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to THOMAS FUNERAL HOME, 4520 Salem Ave. On-line condolences may also be sent to the family at www.thomasfunerals.com
Published in Springfield News-Sun on June 22, 2016
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