Roland Jay Morey

Roland Jay Morey
Roland Jay ‘Mickey’ Morey of Plainwell, Michigan, passed away suddenly Monday, June 29, 2009. Mr. Morey was born April 16, 1942, in Kalamazoo to Max and Wiona (Spring) Morey. Mickey began his career at Menasha Corp. where he worked in many capacities including personnel director and superintendent. He was then employed for many years as a sales representative with Appleton Mills Paper Products, retiring in 2000. Mickey was a member of Prairiewood Golf Course. He had a passion for golf and following sports. Above everything else he loved spending time with his family. For the past 20 years he enjoyed traveling to their SmokyMountain home in Tennessee. On October 26, 1963, in Otsego he married the former Sandra Burchett, who survives. Also surviving are his daughter, Tina (Larry) Bullard of Otsego; a very special grandson, Stephen Kozal of Otsego; his siblings, Max Morey of Tennessee, Judy Maddox of California, Sondra Pepper of Mexico, Valerie Morey of North Carolina, and Joy Garrison of Bloomingdale, MI; his mother-in-law, Bernice Burchett; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Wiona Paddock; father, Max Morey; step-father, Bob Paddock; and father-in-law, Loren Burchett. In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place. Friends may meet with his family beginning at 6:00 P.M. Thursday at the United Methodist Church of Otsego. After a time of visiting and remembering a Memorial Service will be held, with Pastor Joe Shaler officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI48105 or the United Methodist Church, 223 E. Allegan St., Otsego, MI 49078.
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