John Morton

By Press Release

John Harold Morton died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at his home in Cedaredge. He was 55.

At his request, no services will be held.

Mr. Morton was born in Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 14, 1960, to James and Perla (Dennisson) Morton. He spent his childhood and attended school in Santa Fe.

He moved from Massachusetts to Cedaredge in 1997. He enjoyed riding horses, playing the banjo, fishing, listening to music and woodworking.

He is survived by his parents, James and Perla Morton; a daughter, Mindy Williams; a brother, Dennis Morton; a sister, Vicki Ward; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brother, David Morton; and his son, Travis Morton.

Memorial contributions may be sent to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.

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