William H. Morton



William Henry Morton, 76 of Jacksonville passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at his home surrounded by family and friends.
A Funeral service will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Jones Funeral Home Chapel, Jacksonville. Reverend Randall Pearce and Daniel Morton will be officiating and burial will follow in the Morton Family Cemetery.
Mr. Morton was born in Onslow County and was the son of the late James and Lottie Parker Morton. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Sherlen ann Pierce Morton; one brother James Morton, Jr.; two sisters, Geraldine Cannady and Dorothy Jarman.
Mr. Morton is survived by one son, Jerry Morton and wife, April of Jacksonville; two brothers, Robert Morton and Steven Morton both of Jacksonville; one sister, Hattie Pierce of Jacksonville. He was PaPa to three loving grandchildren, Tiffanie, Veronica and Payshance.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 4:00 pm till 6:00 pm at Jones Funeral Home and other times at 363 Drummer Kellum Rd., Jacksonville.