Raymond James Morton

July 8, 1925September 10, 2013

Graveside service for Raymond James Morton, 88, of Tanner will be Friday, September 13, 2013, at 2 p.m. at White Oak Cemetery in Albertville with Pastor Glenn Panky officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon at Roselawn Funeral Home in Decatur.

Mr. Morton died Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at Limestone Health Facility. He was a retired textile engineer for Monsanto. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Decatur and graduated from Auburn University in 1950. He also served in the U.S. Air Force and was a combat veteran and a P.O.W. in World War II.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Tula Massey Morton.

Survivors include one son, Raymond Douglas Morton of Decatur; two daughters, Roanna Morton Cook of Tanner and Patrice Morton Moon of Pelham; one grandchild, Richard Clayborn Cook of Huntsville; two great-grandchildren, Hugh Cook and Belle Cook, both from Huntsville.


  • Visitation Friday, September 13, 2013
  • Graveside Service Friday, September 13, 2013

Raymond James Morton

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Lance Holmes

September 12, 2013

I salute your veteran. My condolences for your loss and gratitude for your loved one's service to our country.

amy hatfield

September 12, 2013

Prays for Doug and your family.

Julie Morton

September 11, 2013

My thoughts and Prayers go out to Doug, Ro and Pat , he was a wonderful man and he will be greatly missed..