LITTLE GENESEE - Jack B. Morrison, 85, of 8158 Main St. passed away Saturday November 12, 2016 at the Hart Comfort House Wellsville following a lengthy illness. Born May 25, 1931 in Wellsville he was the son of Emmett and Mildred Barnes Morrison. Jack married R. Marge Gardner on September 3, 1950 in Petrolia. Mrs. Morrison preceded him in death on January 5, 2006.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War. Jack was self-employed in the local oil fields and the logging industry. He was employed by the former Clark Brothers Co. later Dresser Rand Co. in Olean for thirty-seven years retiring on December 19, 1993. He was a member of the Bolivar United Methodist Church and a life member of the Bolivar Fire Dept.
Surviving are two sons: Gary (Diane) Morrison, Little Genesee and Brian (Jackie) Morrison Bolivar. Also surviving are five grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother Richard Morrison and two sisters Ruth Moses and Betty West.
Friends may call at the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc. Bolivar on Wednesday from 10a.m. – 12 Noon. Funeral and comital services will be held following visitation at 12 noon. Rev. Darrel Ost and Rev. David Herne of the Heritage AFlame Ministries will co-officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery Wellsville.
Memorials to Hart Comfort House 141 East State St. Wellsville N.Y. 14895 or to Bolivar Fire Dept. 460 Main St. Bolivar N.Y. 14715 would be appreciated by the family.