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Gary Wayne Morse

January 17, 1959 ~ August 29, 2020 (age 61)


Gary Wayne Morse, 61, of rural Poplar Bluff, MO, passed away at his home on Saturday August 29, 2020, surrounded by his family after a long battle with brain tumors.

He was a graduate of Twin Rivers High School, Three Rivers Community College, and SMSU. He was an active farmer prior to illness. He was a classic car showman, truck tractor pull enthusiast, off season traveler, dedicated family man, and gentle man of faith.

He is survived by his wife Nancy (Bryd) Morse, 3 sons Gregory and wife Tamara of Cape Girardeau, MO, Douglas and wife Jennifer of Poplar Bluff, MO, and Christopher and wife Klarissa of Poplar Bluff, MO. His greatest joys were his three grandsons Jackson, Josiah, and Lincoln Morse. He is also survived by his mother Shelby Morse, brother Larry (Amy) Morse, and sister Donna (Phillip) Buhler, as well as an extended loving family of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 5-7PM at Cotrell Funeral Services.  Funeral service will be Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 11AM with the Rev. Byron Beck officiating.  Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Williamsville, MO.

The family request the use of masks for all those who attend services.  If a mask is not available, there will be a mask provided.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Cancer Society, with Hope Lodge in Memo, 4215 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108.

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September 1, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cotrell Funeral Chapel
701 Vine St
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Funeral Service
September 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Cotrell Chapel

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