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John Wesley Morse

February 3, 1939November 16, 2020
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John Wesley Morse passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020 at the age of 81. He was the beloved son of the late Robert & Hazel Morse of Mount Pleasant Michigan. He was the beloved husband of the late Doris Heine Morse for 22 years, and the late Beatrice Lawson Morse for 24 years. He was the father of Shawn Morse (Norris ) & Jeannell Morse (KC), as well as step father of Richard Heine, James Heine, and the late Susan Daigle. Beloved Grandfather of , Mario Hernandez, Jenna & Amir Kasim, Jude,Jacob,Shay Rohrbacker . He is survived by one sister, Helen Morse Shattuck, as well as quite a number of step grandchildren, nieces and nephews, he was preceded in death by 10 siblings.

Originally from Mount Pleasant Michigan, he moved to New Orleans, LA in 1965 upon completion of his Military service to work for the Regional Transit Authority where he met his 1st wife Beatrice Lawson Morse and decided to call New Orleans home for the next 55 years.

He was a proud veteran of the US Army. He was a licensed Realtor and property manager for 41 years. He was Associate Pastor at Anchor of Hope Baptist Church for 31 years. He helped everyone he encountered and had a giving heart.

A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at his church, Anchor of Hope Baptist Church, 463 Wall Blvd, Gretna, starting at 10:30 AM. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM. Burial with military honors will be at Biloxi National Cemetery on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12:30 PM. Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.

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Ruth Burkhart

November 20, 2020

My Uncle John was a tremendous encourager and support to his nieces and nephews. I am one of the lucky nieces he reached out to over the years. I loved and appreciated him more than words could ever express. Uncle John is one of the people I am looking forward to seeing in heaven.

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