June 19, 2024

Jim Morphew
Age: 67
Died: Monday, May 2, 2016 in Kearny County
Born: December 20, 1948 at Stockton
Parents: Robert “Bud” & Dorothy (Cook) Morphew
Marriage: to Cheryl Keiswetter on June 1, 1968 at Hill City

Memberships: Hill City Christian Church
Millbrook Sunshiners 4-H club
Hill City FFA Chapter
Lakin Gun Club
Sand & Sage Gun Club  
Deerfield City Councilman

Jim graduated from Hill City High School in 1966 and stayed with the family farm until starting to work for Colorado Interstate Gas Co. and moving to Wamsutter, Wyoming in 1980. In 1982 he was transferred to Deerfield and stayed with the company until 2001 when he became a Pumper for Crown Consulting. In February of 2016 he and his wife started J & C Pumping, LLC. Jim has always worked parttime for area famers in the Deerfield area. He enjoyed reloading, collecting & shooting guns, fixing up antique tractors, Nebraska Cornhusker football and had sang in a church quartet. His special love was doing anything he could for his family and friends.

Survivors: Wife Cheryl Morphew Home
2 Daughters Shawna & Jeff Morgan Lakin
Renae & Joe Taylor Olathe
Son Kevin & Jamie Morphew Lakin
Sister Kaye Cruse Seward, Alaska
Brother Doug Morphew Spring, Texas
9 Grandchildren
4 Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Saturday
Place: United Methodist Church in Deerfield
Officiating: Rev Doug Olson
Burial: Deerfield Cemetery
Memorials: Lakin Gun Club
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Friday
With family present from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com