John E. Morrow

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John E. Morrow

John E. Morrow, 60, formerly of Carrollton and Alliance, passed away Jan. 12, 2023, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory, NC.

John was born July 25, 1962, in Canton to the late Eugene “Gene” and Sally Morrow. He graduated from Carrollton High School and Buckeye Career Center in 1980. He enjoyed working, he was a provider, that’s the man he was. 

John was part of the Boy Scouts organization for 25 years, where he mentored several boys to become Eagle Scouts, including his son, Kevin. He loved taking his daughter, Holly, in the milk truck and on motorcycle poker runs. He was a member of the Stark County Fair Poultry Board for several years. He loved being involved with his children with 4-H animals. John enjoyed his long talks with everyone he was close with and even people he randomly met. He never met a stranger that didn’t become a friend and always had something to talk about. He made everyone’s day. John enjoyed riding his motorcycle with his wife, his children, his grandchildren, and friends. He always had a Mountain Dew in his hand and a pocket on his shirt. John enjoyed talking with all his children; Kristine and him talked on the porch with coffee. John and his daughter, Kaylee, teamed up on Jayne, joked as much as they could, and ate ice cream together.

He his wife, Jayne Morrow; son, Kevin Morrow (Megan); daughters, Holly Case (Jeremy), Kaylee Landon (Dylan) and Kristine Brown (Tyler); four grandchildren, Carmen, Tyler, Angela, and Grandpa’s Little Buddy, Dylan Maverick; sisters, Robin Palmer (Terry) and Carol McIntire (Pete); aunt, Tammy Sanderson; uncle, Glenn Sanderson; several nieces, nephews and counsin; added son-in-law, Dalton Landon; and the mother of their children, Sonya Morrow.

John lived his life to the fullest, was always a helping hand, loved every single person he came in contact with and everyone loved him.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20, at Wilkerson Funeral Home in North Caroliina with Pastor Phil Surrett officiating. The family will receive friends Jan.  19 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

A celebration of John’s life is planned Saturday, Jan. 28, from 1-4 p.m. in the Elks Club in Alliance. Everyone who knew John is invited to attend and share memories and “John stories” with the family.

The Elks is located at 606 Glamorgan St., Alliance, OH. 

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