Herbert E. Morton

November 18, 2002February 13, 2020
Obituary of Herbert E. Morton
Herbert E. Morton, 17, of Corpus Christi passed away February 13, 2020. He was born in Chesapeake, VA on November 18, 2002. He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Ritenour; grandfather, Edward C. Morton, Sr., and uncle, Edward C. Morton, Jr. He is survived by his adopted mother/grandmother, Rena M. Morton; his son, Josiah Garza; brothers, Michael Morton and Dewayne; sisters, Rena E. Morton, Elizabeth Gaza, Crystal, and Skylynn; his aunt, Gina Morton; his birth mother, Patricia Gaza and numerous other aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was known to many as Herbie the Love Bug, a name given to him by his uncle Bill. He had an adventurous spirit and enjoyed skateboarding, football, Boy Scouts, and spending time with the brother Michael, his sister Rena and his cousins. He became a father just 7 months ago, but love his son Josiah very much and enjoyed spending time with him and his girlfriend Jasaida. Pallbearers will be Michael Morton, Jacob Morton, Jared Grigsby, Joshua Flores, Steven Garcia, William Gladwell, Isiah Jimenez, Steve Ramirez and Joey Sedallez. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:00 am followed by funeral services at 2:00 pm at Memory Gardens Funeral Home, 8200 Old Brownsville Road, Corpus Christi, TX 78415. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

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  • Rena M. Morton Adopted mother/grandmother
  • Josiah Garza Son
  • Michael Morton Brother
  • Dewayne Brother
  • Rena E. Morton Sister
  • Elizabeth Gaza Sister
  • Crystal Sister
  • Skylynn Sister
  • Gina Morton Aunt
  • Patricia Gaza Birth mother
  • Herbert Ritenour Father (deceased)
  • Edward C. Morton Sr. Grandfather (deceased)
  • Edward C. Morton Jr. Uncle (deceased)
  • Herbert also leaves numerous other aunts, uncles, and cousins to cherish his memory.

  • Michael Morton
  • Jacob Morton
  • Jared Grigsby
  • Joshua Flores
  • Steven Garcia
  • William Gladwell
  • Isiah Jimenez
  • Steve Ramirez
  • Joey Seballez

Past Services

Thursday, February 20, 2020


Thursday, February 20, 2020

Funeral Service

Thursday, February 20, 2020