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Thomas Morfey, 72, Somerset, KY (1943-2015)

He was a member of the Somerset First Church of the Nazarene and retired from the Somerset Refinery. He was a native of Champagne, IL and a resident of Somerset, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of the late William & Betty Martin Nelson. His wife, Joyce Hill Morfey, survives. He leaves 28 direct living descendants. He will be laid to rest in Adair County, KY.
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Thomas Morfey, 72, of Somerset, died Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 10:10pmET at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Emergency Room in Somerset, KY.

Funeral service will be Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 10amCT/11amET, at Somerset First Church of the Nazarene, 120 Crawford Avenue, Somerset, KY, with Rev. Danny Brummett officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, from 4pm-8pmCT/5pm-9pmET, at the church and will continue at 8amCT/9amET, on Thursday until the time of the service

Thomas Morfey, 72, Somerset, KY (1943-2015)

He was born September 3, 1943, in Champagne, Illinois. He was the son of the late. He died Sunday, October 25, 2015 in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 72 years, one month, and 22 days.

He was a member of the Somerset First Church of the Nazarene and retired from the Somerset Refinery.

Survivors include:
  • His wife: Joyce Hill Morfey of Somerset, KY

  • Two daughters: Jill & Joellyn Morfey both of California

  • Two sons: Dellmas Richards, Sr. of Monticello & Douglas Richards of Lexington, KY

  • One brotherL Harold Eugene (Arp) Morfey of Mansfield, IL

  • Three sisters: Connie Robinson & Carolyn Jones both of Decatur, IL & Shannon Cope of Monticello, IL

  • Fourteen grandchildren

  • Ten great-grandchildren
In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy be in the form of donation of Gideon Bibles. These may be left at the church or funeral home.

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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements,

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Thomas Morfey, 72, Somerset, KY (1943-2015)

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