James C. Morelock, Sr. was born November 30, 1949 to Gordon Alfred and Mabel Etta (Kysar) Morelock in Hinton, OK. He passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019 in Oklahoma City, OK, at the age of 70. James graduated from Hinton High School. He married Betty S. Bloxham on August 31, 1970 in Oney, Oklahoma. The couple made their home in Hinton. James worked for Ed Hockdays and worked as a propane delivery driver for Farmer’s Coop for 35 years. James enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved the outdoors. James attended the First Christian Church growing up and enjoyed watching Arnold Murray Church Services on Tv.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Mabel Morelock, sister, Mary Lambert Murray, cousin, Joey Morelock, sister-in-law, Lona Kay Morelock, 3 brothers-in-law, Hugh Lambert, Raymond Lambert, and Ray Marrow and mother-in-law, Dorothy Murphy.
Survivors include, wife, Betty Morelock of the home in Hinton, OK, 2 sons, Tommy Morelock of Rossville, GA, and Jamie Morelock and wife Amanda of Fay, OK, 7 grandchildren, Taylor Morelock, Tyler Morelock and Victoria, Jordan Morelock, Dawson Morelock, Daylan Morelock, Ryan Morelock and Brittney, and Halie Millines, 4 great-grandchildren, Hadleigh Metcalf, Rohan Metcalf, Caisen Brown and Ryla Brown, 4 siblings, Jane Marrow of Guthrie, OK, Iva Lambert of Hinton, OK, Linda Taylor and husband Willard of Hinton, OK, and Alfred “Buck” Morelock of Hinton, OK as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Services: 2 P.M., Thursday, December 19, 2019, First Christian Church, Hinton, OK
Officiating: Rev. Brandon Kittle
Burial: Hinton Cemetery, Hinton, OK, services under the direction of Hinton Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, OK.
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