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Sunday August 2nd, 2020
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Terry Morton, Sr.

Robert “Terry” Morton, Sr.




Robert “Terry” Morton, Sr., age 74, of 1020 Lakeview Drive, and husband of the late Linda Gail DeYoung Morton, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020.


Born in Spartanburg, he was a son of the late Robert L. and Margaret Morton. A Vietnam veteran of the United States Air Force, Mr. Morton retired from G.E.  A member of the V.F.W., Terry enjoyed playing golf, eating at the Hub, and was an avid Gamecock fan.


He is survived by: children, Robert Terry Morton, Jr. of Simpsonville, Scott Morton (Gina) of Warner Robins, GA, and Marie Nabors (Bryan) of Laurens; siblings, Paris Harrison of Greenville and Carol Armstrong (Frank) of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Sam Powers (Zach), Alex Whitlock (Myles), Jade Duckworth (Josh), Brad Morton, Scottie Morton, Taylor Morton, Kylen Nabors (Kendall), Cameron Nabors, Faith Fulmer, and Autumn Davis; great-grandchildren, J.P. Powers, Grady Powers, Brody Duckworth, Langley Powers, Presley Powers, Emmett Whitlock, Brock Duckworth, Daley Duckworth, Zoee Spearman, and Riley Davis;  and a special companion, Alice Franks of Laurens.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Ben Rumph with burial to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Military Honors.


The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at The Kennedy Mortuary.


Memorials may be made to the V.F.W., 763 E. Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360.


Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Terry Morton, Sr.

Ann Aultman-Simmons Aug 5 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to learn of Terry's passing, May God peace comfort you all and His loving Holy Spirit lift you all up during this day and in the days ahead. Marlene Morton Weathers.

Marlene M. Weathers Aug 2 2020 12:00 AM

Last week, I was looking at a couple of pictures hanging on my library wall. The first was the 1956 little league ball team and there was Terry. The second picture was our 1958 all star team that went to Columbia to play for the state championship . Terry and I first became friends in 1949 when we lived across from each other on Farley Ave. and graduated from Laurens High School in 1963. Over the years we didn't see each other as often, but when we did, it seemed that we just picked up where we had stopped. I believe the last time that Terry and I talked was at The Hub.Good memories and old friends are hard to beat.

Pat Brown Aug 2 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Terry Morton, Sr.

Denna Dunning Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Terry Morton, Sr.

David and Jane Duvall Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM

Prayers and comfort for all the families RIP my good friend

David and Jane Duvall Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM

To the family, Growing up in Laurens Terry was just one of those good guys in small town society. RIP brother! John Wasson, Seabrook Island, S C.

John Wasson Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM

Carol ,Paris and all of our family .I'm sorry to hear about Terry's passing. May God put a band of Angel's around you all. He will missed by everyone. Love Lynn Morton Turner

Lynn turner Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM

Grew up playing sports with Terry. Also remembering him riding his Cushman scooter up and down Farley Ave. Travel well old friend and RIP.

Tom Brightwell Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM

Marie, Alice and family, We will really miss Terry. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Stuart and Kim Jul 31 2020 12:00 AM

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