Cecil Earl Morse Sr.

Cecil Earl Morse Sr., 81, of Jacksonville, Ore., passed away Jan. 21, 2009.

Cecil was born Oct. 6, 1927 in Fewell, Okla. He was preceded in death by his parents Charlie and Emma Morse; and his brothers, Cleo, Stewart, Sam and Clifford. He is survived by his wife, Carolee S. Morse, who he married on April 30, 1955, in Grants Pass, Ore.; his sons, Cecil (Casey) Jr., Steven Craig, Martin and Jeff; daughter, Dixie Lee; sisters, Nina and Tommie; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.



He lived in the Applegate Valley since 1962, and gave 35 years of service as a heavy equipment operator for Pacific Power. His hobbies were hunting and his grandchildren. He was in the Army, 82nd Airborne.



A memorial service will be held at Ruch Community Bible Church, 190 Upper Applegate Rd., Jacksonville Ore., February 28, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., Sonny Falls of Ruch Community Bible Church will officiate.