Max W. Morris

Max W. Morris, 89, of Michigantown, Ind., died at 4:20 a.m. May 16, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind., following a brief illness. Born March 1, 1928 in Clinton County, Ind. to Russell W. & Flora Jane (Albaugh) Morris.  He married Roberta Rose Rice on March 1, 1947 and she survives. Mr. Morris attended Michigantown High School.  A lifelong farmer, he had farmed since he was 16 years old.  He also worked part time at Del Monte and National Homes, and also built grain bins for Ralph Butler.  Mr. Morris was a member and past +deacon of Union Baptist Church.  He enjoyed camping, fishing, mushroom hunting and square dancing and was a member of several square-dancing clubs.


Wife:  Roberta R. Morris of Michigantown

Son:  Wayne R. Morris of rural Frankfort

2 Daughters:  Linda (Steve) Mang of rural Michigantown

Tracey Byrne of rural Frankfort

6 Grandchildren:  Rich Smith, Reanna Fultz, Ryan Morris, Nicki Whiteman, Jeremy Mang and Joshua Mang and 9 Great Grandchildren

He was preceded in death by two daughters, Rebecca Jane Morris and Sharon Rose Morris and a brother, Lewis Morris.


 Family services will be held at Goodwin Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Kilmore Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund.  Please visit, where you may share a personal message for the family.