In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David Allen Morton; and sisters, Beverly Jean, Grace, Josey, Faye, and Mary.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Jane Morton; son, Jimmy Herbert Morton; daughter, Elizabeth Vickie Lynn Devine (Rusty Millay); grandchildren, Christopher Morton, Natasha Lynn Morton, Megan Michelle Lanham, Drew Morton and Amanda Lynn Devine Ashley (T.J.); 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Louis Morton; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday in the chapel at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation is from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday and after 9 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.