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Thomas A. Morrow
Thomas A. MorrowHarnessRacingThomas A. Morrow, 75 of West Mansfield died unexpectedly Friday, May 29, 2020 at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine.

He was born April 12, 1945 in Delaware to the late Robert Thomas and Rosa M. (Forrider) Morrow. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, David Morrow, Joseph Strohl, two sisters, Joanne Votaw, Roberta Miller, and a step-grandson.

A lifelong farmer, he drove truck for Cuthburt Greenhouse in Marysville, and worked in construction for Umbaugh Construction in Delaware. A harness racing horse owner and trainer, he was a member of the USTA and OHHA. His most prized horse was Hidden Affair. He loved the outdoors and was an avid coon hunter. He was an avid supporter of the NRA and the Second Amendment. He was a kind an honest man.

He is survived his wife, Carol Houser; two step-sons, Jacob (Stacie Newman) Coil Jr., Kenton; Floyd (Tonya) Coil, Columbus; two step-daughters, Yvonne (Matt King) Schmucker, Rushsylvania and Ellenna Houser, Rushsylvania; eight step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews: Brian Keith Miller, Sheila Wynn Miller, Tara Megan Palmer, Michael Wayne Votaw, Sandra Faith Votaw, Cindy Lynn Brown and David Allen Morrow.

Graveside services will be Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the York Cemetery with Pastor Doug Thomas officiating. Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 PM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, Richwood. Everyone is asked to practice safe precautions.


Memorial gifts may be made to Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home PO Box 122 Richwood, Ohio 43344 to help the family with final expenses.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com


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#1 from: Harley and Charlene Jolliff
Richwood
Sat, May 30, 2020 at 3:16 PM

Our deepest sympathy to the family.



#2 from: Renetta Johnson
Richwood
Sat, May 30, 2020 at 8:22 PM

Carol, so sorry to hear of Toms passing. Always loved to hear his horse stories. Remember fondly the horse “Hidden Affair” of which he was very proud of. Remember many days him telling about Racing in the villa while drinking Tea.Its been a few years but some people you just don’t forget, Buddy and I had talked this week about Tom and what a nice guy he was. You are all in my prayers. RIP Tom see ya the races in Heaven someday!



#3 from: Donnie and Kathie Pfister
deland florida32724
Sun, May 31, 2020 at 10:29 AM

We are saddened to hear of Toms passing.  We trained horses for him for years and he was such a great friend. Anything he needed he was there to help.  I would almost bet " Hidden Affair" was there to great him into heaven.  RIP Tom you will be missed by many.




#4 from: Gail DeGood-Guy and Tom Guy
Richwood
Sun, May 31, 2020 at 11:34 AM

We are both so sorry for your loss of Tom.   Keeping you in our prayers.  



#5 from: Mike&Barb Brake
Ohio
Sun, May 31, 2020 at 4:34 PM

So sorry to read of Tom’s death.  Always enjoyed talking to and bein around Tom.  Again, sorry for the loss of Tom.



#6 from: Cathy thomas
West Mansfield Ohio
Sun, May 31, 2020 at 6:59 PM

So very sorry for your loss Carol.  He was a very special man. And will hold a special place in alot of peoples hearts.   You were so special to him as he was to you .  Think of all your memories with him and the love you both shared and that will get you thru.  



#7 from: Mike Stewart
Richwood Ohio
Mon, Jun 1, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Sorry to hear of Toms passing.We shared a great love of horses along with the same birthday.



#8 from: Freda johnson
 
Mon, Jun 1, 2020 at 11:36 AM

I'm so sorry 😢 I'm glad I got to meet and spend time with him at the  barn  he was a good man goin to miss him RIP Tom go fly high my friend



#9 from: Ed Bibler
 
Mon, Jun 1, 2020 at 7:22 PM

Tom u was a great friend u r goin to be dearly missed my friend.we had our up and downs but always came to a compromise..goin to miss the days at the hotel and at the horse barn RIP fly high my friend



#10 from: Terry and Barb kemp
 
Tue, Jun 2, 2020 at 7:04 PM

We are so sorry for your loss.  Sending you many hugs!!



#11 from: Joy Retterer
Richwood
Wed, Jun 3, 2020 at 7:50 AM

What a great man he was. Stories for days. On of the best when it came to advise. He will be sadly missed. My prayer go out to his family.



#12 from: marilyn Shelton-Evans
West Mansfield
Wed, Jun 3, 2020 at 11:14 PM

Sending our condolence. Tom always a kind person.Now joining father & mother again in Heaven. Jimmy Dean, Marilyn & Terri



#13 from: Judy Ormeroid
Marysville, Oh 43040
Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 3:43 PM

Carol, I am so sorry about Tom. May your memories be a comfort to you.
Hugs, Judy Ormeroid



#14 from: Shirley and Warren Wulff
 
Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 8:18 PM

We are so sorry for your loss.  We shared his love of harness racing and will miss seeing him at the county fairs.  




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