Michael James Morris, age 24 years of Morenci, passed away unexpectedly from a swimming accident on July 4, 2011 in Morenci. Michael was born on May 29, 1987 in Adrian, the son of Kenneth W. and Lorena Mildred Hazel(Arntz) Morris.
Michael graduated from Sand Creek High School in 2007 where he enjoyed track and cross country. He worked at Palm Plastics in Morenci. Michael enjoyed swimming, video games and being with his friends. He is going to be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Michael is survived by his mother and step father, Lorena (Harold) Messersmith of Morenci, brothers, Shan (Sara) Morris of Monroe, David Morris of Adrian, Jeff Morris of Morenci and Adam Messersmith of Florida, sisters, Kathy (James) Plumer of Florida and Maranda Messersmith of Medina, girlfriend, Ashley Renee Goodlock and unborn son, Lucas James Morris of Hudson, grandparents, Butch (Dee) Morris of Manitou Beach and Karen Messersmith of Hudson, two uncles, two nieces and one nephew. He was preceded in death by his dad, Kenneth W. Morris, grandparents, Daniel and Lucille Arntz, and William Messersmith.
Funeral Services for Michael will be held at 7:00 P.M. Friday, July 8, 2011 at the Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Hudson with Pastor Fredrick Neumann officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 5-7 P.M.
Cremation will follow. Private interment of ashes will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery in Hudson at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the family to help with funeral expenses.
Read Michael Morris's Obituary and Guestbook on brownvanhemert.com.