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Obituary: Morton, Charles

Sun., July 15, 2012

Age 79


Surrounded by loving family, Chuck Morton passed away June 30, 2012.

Chuck was born in Temple, Texas October 27, 1932 to parents Edgar Allen and Margaret Estell Morton.

He was a member of the Ironworkers Local 14 Union and worked on the construction of Albeni Falls Dam, Coulee Dam, John Day Dam, and Maunakea Astronomical Observatory in Hilo, to name a few.

Chuck and his wife, Anita, would have celebrated 60 years of marriage this year.

Chuck’s love of golf and horse racing also stayed strong to the very end.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, and his brothers Lee Morton and Harley Stevens, Jr.

He is survived by his wife Anita; his brother Paul Stevens and wife Ella; and three sons and their families: Chuck and Joyce Morton and children Shane, Josh (Erin) and Tamara Zufall (Kevin), Rick and Linda Morton and sons Kyle and Chad, and Tim and Barbara (BJ) Morton and children Joey Pascal (Conrad), Kelli Pilkington and Ryan Morton (Stephanie).

Chuck is also survived by his sisters-in-law Betty LaDuke and Phyllis Stevens, two great-grandchildren, Cody and Caylee Zufall, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 19 at 2 pm at Hennessey Smith Funeral Home, 2203 N Division St., followed by a reception at Mamma Mia’s Ristorante, 420 W Francis Ave. A private family gathering will be held at the cemetery at a later date.

Those wishing may make memorial contributions to Shriners Hospital for Children-Spokane, 911 W 5th Ave.


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