William Morse

January 8, 1930 - August 19, 2013

Newberg native William G. Morse, of Turner, died Aug. 19, 2013, of leukemia and a weak heart. He was 83.

He was born Jan. 8, 1930, in Newberg to William and Mary Morse. He graduated from Seaside High School with honors.

On May 5, 1984, he married Willa Haines. She preceded him in death in August 2003.

He worked as a minister for the Church of Christ and played the piano for church and chapel.

He is survived by his sister Patricia Ricci, of Suquamish, Wash.