James Virgil Morey 1938 - 2017 Tonganoxie, KS
James Virgil Morey, 78, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Monday January 16, 2017 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Memorial service will be at 1:00 PM, Saturday February 11, 2017 at Camp Naish, Bonner Springs, KS. Jim was born February 9, 1938 in Beatrice, NE, the son of Virgil I. and Ethel A. (Hackbarth) Morey. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 - 1962. He was a photographer in the Navy. And later for North American Rockwell working on the Apollo program. He also worked as a photographer at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He spent several years traveling and presenting educational lectures at schools in Kansas and Missouri. Later in his career he established a company producing computer simulations for the allied health careers. Jim was active in the Boy Scouts of America mentoring young leaders. He was also very active with the Tonganoxie Public Library. He was united in marriage to the love of his life, Earleta Mae (Stucker), on August 3, 1961. She survives of the home. Other survivors include; three sons, Burt Morey, Linwood, LS, Thomas Morey, Tonganoxie, Pat Morey, Tonganoxie, one brother, Kent Morey, Redlands,
CA; and 6 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions C/O Quisenberry Funeral Home 604 E 4th Street, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.