Russell LaVerne Morse, beloved husband of Lois Morse (nee Elliott) for 63 years, loving father of Marcia (Kent) Odor, Mark (Jill) Morse, Cindy (Dale) Mizener, Beth Morse, Shirley Hudspeth, dear grandfather of 20, dear great-grandfather of 6, dear brother of Ruth Margaret Johnson, passed away on Tues, Aug. 2, 2016 in Mason, OH. He was born Jan. 4, 1929 to the late Justin Russell and Gertrude (Howe) Morse. He was a missionary, educator and founder of Asia Christian Services http://www.asiachristianservices.com. Preceded in death by two brothers Eugene and Robert. Memorials to LaVerne Morse Memorial Fund of Asia Christian Services. Visitation will be Friday from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pmat Christ’s Church at Mason, 5165 Western Row Rd, Mason, OH 45040, and also 9:30 am to 10 am Saturday. Services will be Sat, Aug. 6, 2016 at 10 am at the church. Arrangements entrusted to GWEN MOONEY FUNERAL HOME (513) 853-1035 with burial in Spring Grove Cemetery, www.springgrove.org.