HANNIBAL, NY – John W. Morrell, 88, of Oswego, passed away Tuesday December 24, 2013.
He was born in Sterling, a son to the late Charles and Ella Morrell.
John retired in 1984 from P & C where he worked for 28 ½ years as a tractor-trailer driver.
He was a member of the Red Creek Conservation Club since 1952 and had served as a past president.
John was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II and was a member of the American Legion Prior Stock Post in Hannibal.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and skeet shooting.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Betty DiBello, Robert Morrell and Harry Morrell.
John is survived by a daughter, Marleen Spencer of Fulton; a son, Damen (Linda) Morrell of Oswego; two sisters, Nancy (Beauford) Allen of West Virginia and Connie Rotash of Red Creek; a brother, Stanley Morrell of Texas; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
Funeral services are private.
Contributions in memory of Mr. Morrell may be made to Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2996 County Route 45, Fulton, NY 13069.
Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal has care of arrangements.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.