Lyle Wayne Morley

February 11, 2021

Lyle Wayne Morley, 83, of New London, MO, passed away at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Hannibal Regional Hospital.

Funeral Services will be at 2:30 PM Friday, February 12, 2021 at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal, MO. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal, MO.

Friends and Family are invited to Lyle's Life Celebration at a visitation that will be from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Friday at the funeral home.

If you plan on attending the funeral service please wear a mask and practice all COVID-19 Physical Distancing Guidelines.

Lyle was born May 16, 1937 in Center, MO to William Lyle Morley and Letha Lucille Morris Morley.

He was married to Sandra J. Spratt on November 7, 1986 in New London, MO. She preceded him in death on September 28, 2011.

Survivors include 3 children: Jeff Foster (Diana) of Hannibal, MO, Ginny Rae Crowe (Bob) of New London, MO, and T.L. Morley of New London, MO; 1 sister, Janie Jackson (Bob) of Center, MO; 9 grandchildren and 15 grandchildren.

Lyle was preceded in death by his parents and 1 daughter, Ruth Ann White.

Professionally, Lyle worked in maintenance at DURA and also as a union carpenter.

Away from work, Lyle enjoyed building birdhouses and doing yard work, especially mowing. He loved tuning into his favorite westerns like Ponderosa and Gunsmoke and other shows like Adam-12. Fishing, playing the slot machines, and watching college basketball and college golf were a few of Lyle's favorites. Most of all, Lyle enjoyed the time he could spend with his friends and family.

Lyle was a Christian by faith.

Pallbearers will be Brian Hooley, Lance Lankford, Rich Sanders, Chance Prewitt, Josh Foster, and Jake Foster.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

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