Robert "Terry" Morton, Sr. - Laurens

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.

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