Clinton E. Morehouse, 78, of Moline, Illinois, died Monday, June 8, 2009, in Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis, Illinois.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline. Memorials may be made to the Clinton Morehouse Memorial Fund.
Clinton Edgar Morehouse was born February 4, 1931, in Oakland, California, the son of Henry Clinton and Patricia Ann (Nevin) Morehouse. He married Ina Janette Danner on July 27, 1950, in Chicago. She died September 22, 2007. He was superintendent at Wendling Quarries, Dewitt, Iowa, for almost 20 years, retiring in 1999. He previously was a truck driver for Knox Motor Freight and Ruan Transport. In earlier years, he was a well-known stock car driver and enjoyed racing.
Clinton is survived by six children and their spouses, Patricia Pursley of Silvis, Tuffy and Cindy Morehouse of Colona, Janet Sue and Joey Mitchell of Clarkton, Missouri, Robin Morehouse of Davenport, Lori and John Cutrell of Sikeston, Missouri, and Benny Morehouse of Missouri; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.