Remembering the life of Jeffrey Morrill

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- At 31, Jeff Morrill was a husband, father of four and beloved friend.

"Anything he could do to get a smile out of somebody, he was always on like that. I have never seen him in a bad mood, I have never seen him have a bad day," says friend Andy Stant.

Jeff was a groomsman in Andy's wedding just a few months ago. Andy says priority number one in Jeff Morrill's life was always his family. His wife Keri and their four children, all under the age of six.

"He has always been a very loving husband, a very loving father," says Andy Stant.

They say he had a big heart that loved the Lord and loved helping children at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville.

"The children just connected with him and he would play games with them and do the Bible stories with them and just really had a heart for that," tells Melody Stant.

But in a split second, the Morrill family's life was turned upside down. Jeff Morrill was killed on Main Street when police say an SUV made a left turn in front of his motorcycle. Yet, even in his passing, he is helping others. Jeff Morrill is donating his organs to save lives.

"He will basically be an angel of life for over 50 people from what I have heard," explains Andy

Andy and Melody Stant say they and Morrill's family find comfort in knowing he is with the Lord and no longer in pain, but they will forever miss his laughter and that smile.

If you would like to donate to help the Morrill family, a Go Fund Me account has been set up.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Ruth Lindsey Auditorium at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville.


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