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“He made one my most treasured and lasting impressions in my early life Louisville Male High Track Team 1969-71 (State Championships), God Bless Him,...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: DesMoines G. Beard - Louisville, KY

“Barbara and family: Morris was my mentor in track coaching at Male and Southern h S I also knew him from Cooper Methodist I was his asst in...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: maury searcy - louisville, KY

“Barbara, Kara & Courtney:I am so sorry to hear about Morris. I just learned today of his passing. So many good memories on the snowy hill and at...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Barbara & Robert coffey - KY

“Barbara, I am so sad for you.I have such fond memories of our times at Western and ADPi..Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during...Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: wanda flener - louisville, KY

“So sorry to hear about Morris! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love,Bob and Sarah McDade ”
5 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathy to Ms. Longacre and children. My dad (Charles Wilson) used to help farm with Morris and Mr. Sanders. I used to see the Longacres...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: Connie Hall - Shepherdsville, KY

“Condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Longacre. Celebrate his life well lived. ”
7 of 34 | Posted by: Sandra King - Louisville, KY

“So sorry to hear of Morris' passing. Our prayers are with you for comfort and peace through the coming days. ”
8 of 34 | Posted by: Jean Cash - Burkesville, KY

“Barbara, So sorry about Morris. He fought a hard battle and enjoyed life. You have so many wonderful memories. Prayers for you and your family. ...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Pat & Don Malone - Shepherdsville, KY

“Barbara so sorry for your loss sending prayers and hugs to you and your family. Shelli Hinkle Whitmer ”
10 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Nothing but fond memories of Coach Longacre during our glory days at Male High School. And since then, I have enjoyed a great friendship through the...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Garnett Phelps - Louisville, KY

“Coach Longacre Thank you so much for the inspiration, knowledge, and coaching. The year was 1968 and the memories of you are so vivid. I remember the...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Fred McCampbell - Louisville, KY

“I am very sorry for your lossThinking of the Longacre family ”
13 of 34 | Posted by: Mike Page - FL

“To the Longacre family, my sincere condolences for your loss! Morris was good friend of mine at SHS and Western Ky. A good man and will be missed !! ”
14 of 34 | Posted by: Sonny Gousha - Tierra, FL

“I look backward with a smile for the yesterday that we knew each other through our son's friendship. Sorry for your loss Courtney and family.Harry...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Harry Page - Shepherdsville, KY

“I look backward with a smile for the yesterday that we knew each other through our son's friendship. Sorry for your loss Courtney and family.Harry...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“To Barbara Sue Longacre & her familyI was so sorry to learn of Morris' passing. I want to wish your family comfort, especially at this time of the...Read More »
17 of 34 | Posted by: Timothy McGaughey - Denver, CO

“I am so very sorry for you loss. Please know that I will be praying for you all. ”
18 of 34 | Posted by: Karen Kidwell (Meredith) - KY

“Morris and Barbara Longacre separately and together have been long-standing role models for all. As one of Barbara's students, I knew and respected...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Keith Ray - Louisville, KY

“So sorry to hear about your loss ,Prayers for you and your Family ! ”
20 of 34 | Posted by: Rita French - Fairdale, KY

“Kara, I'm so sorry to hear about your father. My condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. Love, Lisa Colvin ”
21 of 34 | Posted by: Lisa Colvin - Shepherdsville, KY

“Dear Barbara and Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God bless you and comfort you in the days ahead. ...Read More »
22 of 34 | Posted by: Frankie Buckman - Louisville, KY

“Morris was standout athlete on the Trojan football team at Southern High, and he was one of the more dashing figures ever to walk our school ...Read More »
23 of 34 | Posted by: Jim Reed - Louisville, KY

“Last we were able to see my Uncle was the year my Mom passed. And, of course, we came back to Oregon with a cocker spaniel. Most marvelous pet we...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Michael Fox - Clackamas, OR

“Kara Jane my condolences to your family ”
25 of 34 | Posted by: Lori Melton(Steele) - San Antonio, TX

“My thoughts and prayers to Barbara and the family. Morris always made me smile when I saw him.:) ”
26 of 34 | Posted by: Terri Waller - LaGrange, KY

“Barbara, Courtney & family, so very sorry for your loss. He was a great man and icon to the community. He will always be remembered fondly. ”
27 of 34 | Posted by: Paul Slone - Woodstock, GA

“We had the best cook outs at Fairdale High School 7ws7zwith Mr. Longacre's great cooking techniques. Love you both. ”
28 of 34 | Posted by: Theresa Haskins Smith - KY

“We had the best cook outs at Fairdale High with Mr. Longacre's great cooking techniques. Love you both. ”
29 of 34 | Posted by: Theresa Haskins Smith - KY

“Barbara so sorry for your loss we all have lost a very good I friend. He will so missed by a lot of people. God Bless you just know we are praying...Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Jereldine Hildabrand Havey - KY

“I'll always remember Uncle Morris for the positive influence that he was to so many young people throughout his life. He will surely leave a large...Read More »
31 of 34 | Posted by: Jim Fox - Fate, TX - Family

“Our prayers are with you Barbara & family. Such a well loved man! Fairdale won't be the same without him! ”
32 of 34 | Posted by: Amanda Eason (Flener) - KY

“I have so many fond memories of Morris after working with him for so many years. He was a wonderful person and will be missed very much. ”
33 of 34 | Posted by: Debbie Patton - Louisville, KY

“Morris came to check on me every day after my husband died. He was a good friend and a good man. He had a life well lived. He will be missed. ”
34 of 34 | Posted by: Lynn Wilson - Clarksville, IN

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Mr. Morris C. Longacre, age 77, of Shepherdsville, Ky. returned to his Heavenly Father on Saturday, November 26, 2016. Morris was a 1957 graduate of Southern High School, a 1962 graduate of Western Kentucky University, an honorary graduate of Fairdale High School, a retired educator and administrator for the Jefferson County Public School System, a member of Davidson Memorial United Methodist Church, a Mason, Shriner, retired football and track coach, an Army veteran and a master tailgater at University of Kentucky football games since 1988.
Among those who preceded him in death include, parents, Morgan and Florine Longacre; brothers, William, Ted, Jim, Walter and Don Longacre; sisters, Linda Longacre and Lora Jean Fox.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 53 years, Barbara Sanders Longacre; children, Kara Jane Orrender (Kevin) and Courtney Longacre (Suzanne); grandchildren, Tristen Weller, Aly Weller, Luke Longacre, Avery Longacre; sisters, Rowena Vaughn, Roberta Carty, Ethel Gardner and Fay Bennett.
Visitation 2-6 p.m. Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Hwy at Brooks Rd) with a memorial service 1 p.m. Friday, December 9, 2016 at Davidson Memorial United Methodist Church, 265 South Buckman Street, Shepherdsville, Ky.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Western Kentucky University Greater Louisville Alumni Association Scholarship Fund, 2019 Gardiner Lane, Louisville, Ky. 40205 or Fairdale High School, 1001 Fairdale Rd, Fairdale Ky. 40118.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Norton's St. Matthews ICU 5th Floor and Dr. Stevens and his staff at the oncology center for their compassionate care.