Michael W. Morrow


Michael W. Morrow, 69, of Granville, formerly of Pendleton, Indiana, and most recently residing in Pataskala, died Aug. 10, 2019, at his home.
He was born in Pontiac, Michigan, to James W. and Betty J. Morrow.
A graduate of Granville High School, Michael was a U.S. Vietnam Army veteran who served with the 16th Combat Engineers, First Armor Division, 38th Combat Battalion with the 14th Engineering Group. He later devoted his lifetime to a career as a Veterans Service Officer and counselor serving 35 years in Ohio and Indiana. He cared enough to make a difference and did the right thing regardless of policy and procedures.
Michael was a member of the American Legion and Past Commander of Granville Post 398, lifelong member of Am Vets, and lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans. He enjoyed drone piloting, computers, and side-by-side, "UTVing" off road.
Surviving are his wife, Sherry Petersilge Vannoy Morrow; sons, Joseph and Andrew Morrow; and sisters, Marie Davison Hall and Vicky Lynne Stocker-Morrow.
In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his brother, James Craig Morrow.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at McPeek-Hoeksta Funeral Home, 133 S. Prospect St., Granville, where military honors will conclude services at 4 p.m.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mcpeekhoekstra.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058 or to any veteran organization.
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Published on August 13, 2019
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Ken Ford
Aug 13, 2019
I consider Mike to be one of my best friends. We stayed in contact with each other over messaging and text. I was his friend, his Chaplain, his colleague, his brother and fellow Vietnam Veteran . Rest in peace Mike you will be missed.