Covell Funeral Home

312 Pine Street, Elk Rapids, MI


John Hugh Morrison

May 12, 1935June 10, 2020

John H. Morrison, age 85 of Williamsburg, passed away Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 at Kalkaska Memorial Long Term Care Facility. John was born on May 12, 1935 in Traverse City to Robert and Rosemary (Leonard) Morrison. He attended and graduated from Traverse City schools, and went on to further his education, attending Michigan State University, studying agriculture. He lived on the family farm in Williamsburg his entire life, and helped when it was previously a beef farm, but evolving into a fruit farm before selling it to the Grand Traverse Conservancy. John was a very hardworking individual, and passed that work ethic down to his children and grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoyed to hunt and fish. He is survived by his daughter Joni (Rodney) Moore; son Bill (Rhonda) Morrison, grandchildren; Bob (Karen) Phillips, Chris Phillips, Jason (Beverly) Morrison and 7 great- grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Nancy (Ken) McDaniels. He was preceded in death by his first wife Marie in 2012, second wife Emily in 2017, and a grandson Michael Morrison in 1985. Graveside services will be held on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Yuba Cemetery, Williamsburg. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Covell Funeral Home of Elk Rapids. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.covellelkrapids.com for the Morrison family.


  • Graveside Service

    Monday, June 15, 2020


John Hugh Morrison

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