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John R. Morrison

John Morrison Obituary

John R. Morrison, 75, of Princeton, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2023 at The Waters of Princeton.  He was born in Princeton, December 11, 1947 to John Fletcher and Daisy (Harvey) Morrison.

John had lived in Princeton for the past 46 years, moving here from Patoka where he grew up and attended school.  He graduated from the White River High School in Patoka and attended Oakland City College where he received a certificate in Heating, Air, and Refrigeration. He owned and operated Morrison Refrigeration for several years, worked at Potter and Brumfield, and then went to work in the retail grocery business.  He was the Assistant Manager at the Key Market, IGA, Pantry and Casey’s General Store, all of Princeton, where he then retired.  He enjoyed working board puzzles, being on his computer, camping, fishing, and spending time with his family.

John is survived by his wife of 56 years, Betty (Blaize) Morrison; 2 sons, Jack Morrison of Newburgh and Andy Morrison (Amy) and his family of Princeton; sister, Janice Godbee of GA; and 5 grandchildren, including, Ian and Beau Morrison.

John was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Ann Buchanan Roth, Rose Street, Jean Adcock, Larry Joe, David, and Richard Morrison.

There will be no visitation or service at this time.  The Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton is honored to serve John’s family.

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