James H “Jim” Morton

James H “Jim” Morton

Birth
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA
Death 25 Mar 2015 (aged 77)
Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Burial Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 144260705 · View Source
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GALESBURG - James H. Morton, 78, Galesburg, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at home.
Jim was born Feb. 8, 1938, in Jefferson City, Missouri, to James Harold and Anna R. (Murray) Morton. He married Genett Rourk on Dec. 25, 1959, in Pekin. She passed away on July 11, 2004.
Also preceding him in death are his parents and one daughter, Deborah Ann Morton.
Surviving are two sons, Billy Morton of Galesburg and James H. Morton of Orlando, Florida; three daughters, Sue (Dorian) James of Bloomington, Joann (Adam) Thompson of Galesburg, and Barb Morton of Galesburg; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Jim was a veteran of the United States Army.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2015, at Henderson Funeral Home & Crematory, 2131 Velde Drive, Pekin. Visitation will be 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be provided by the United States Army and the Tazewell Area Ceremonial Team.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.
To express condolences online go to www.hendersonfuneralcare.com.


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  • Created by: Heaven bound
  • Added: 27 Mar 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144260705
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James H “Jim” Morton (8 Feb 1938–25 Mar 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144260705, citing Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Heaven bound (contributor 46859054) .