Des Moines

Jerry Dwayne Morton, age 55, was born June 30, 1964, in Long Beach, California to James and Dixie Morton. He passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020 at his home.

He worked for American Tire Distributors. He took after his father in the tire trade business and he loved it.

He is survived by his wife, Terri Morton. Two sons, Christopher and Allen Morton; many step-children and grandchildren. He is also survived by his eight sisters: Jackie (Denny) Zuercher, Brenda Belieu (Joey Adams), Debbie (Ronald) Kellogg, Jeanette (Steve) Bradford, Sharlene Morton, Sharmon (Charles) Kiss, Roxanne (David) Hatfield, and Vickie Morton; many cousins, aunt, nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Dixie Morton and his grandparents.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Graveside service will take place at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 3, 2020, at Greencastle Cemetery in Mingo, Iowa.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League in loving memory of Jerry.

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Service Details

Thursday, July 2, 2020
4:00 to 7:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines
Friday, July 3, 2020
10:00 am
Greencastle Cemetery
Mingo, Iowa

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