John W. Morley

July 17, 1922 - April 22, 2006
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John Morley, age 83, of Venice, died on April 22, 2006. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 17, 1922, and came to Venice in 1969 from Cheshire, Connecticut. He retired from the US Army as a Lieutenant Colonel after serving for 20 years. He was a veteran of WWII, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War. After moving to Venice, he worked for the HC Cook Company and American Auto Parts. John was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Shriners, and Jesters. He was also a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

Surviving family members include his wife of 60 years, Marcia, and brother Al of Los Angeles, California.

No Services are planned at this time.

Memorial donations can be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 400 Field Avenue, Venice, FL 34285, or to a charity of the giver’s choice.

Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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Born: July 17, 1922
Died: April 22, 2006

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Cathy Sanford posted on 5/3/06

My thoughts and love are with you. I can not begin to recount all of the wonderful memories I have of spending time with both you and John. I will always be grateful for those, now more than ever.


David & Pam Welch posted on 5/2/06

Wish we could find the right words to ease the pain of your loss but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you now. Let us know if there is anything at all we can do! Love, Pam and David


Jack Mahoney posted on 4/28/06

Sorry to see the Colonel go, I'm sure he will wait for us. God bless.


Elwood R. McCabe posted on 4/28/06

I will be thinking of you and your family. Please know you are in my prayers. Miss you at McDonald's. God bless you.


David Schultz posted on 4/27/06

good friend good memories


David Schultz posted on 4/27/06

good friend good memories