Clarence Patterson “Pat” Morey III, 70 of Lima, passed away on February 21, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Pat was born in Lima to Clarence P. Morey Jr. and Betty (Gebhart) Morey on June 2, 1947. On June 24, 1967, he married Mikki (Pendergast) Morey, who passed away in 1987. On December 28, 1991, he married Sue (Thompson) Morey, who survives him in Lima.
Pat was a United States Army Veteran who served in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. He worked as a pipefitter for the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union, Local 776 and retired in 2005. Pat was a member of the American Legion in Marietta, GA, the Nickel Plate Road Historical and Technical Society, the Ft. Wayne Railroad Historical Society, the Wapakoneta VFW #8445 and Lima Moose #199, among other organizations. He enjoyed model trains and was an avid train collector; he was a “train chaser” who loved riding steam engines. Pat was a fan of the Lima Locos and loved spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, Pat is survived by his sons, C. P. (Angie) Morey IV and M. R. (Sally) Morey; step-children, Shane (Debbie) Creech, Bryan (Wendy) Creech & Heather (John) Potts; grandchildren, Ethan, Neven & Jaxson Morey; 4 step-grandchildren and 2 step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 1:00 PM at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES – SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors being performed by VFW #1275 and active duty United States Army.
Friends may call from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at 1:00 PM on February 26, 2018 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ft. Wayne Railroad Historical Society for Engine #776 or the American Township EMS.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.