Carl W. Murton Sr.

June 21, 1950April 24, 2021

Carl W. Murton, Sr., age 70 of Shalersville, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021, at UH Portage Medical Center.

He was born June 21, 1950, in Bainbridge, Ohio, to parents John Christopher and Florence (Kampf) Murton. Carl was a hardworking man who retired from R&R Sanitation as a truck driver. He loved old cars and could always be found tinkering around in his garage. Carl also enjoyed tending to his flower beds.

Most of all, he cherished his time spent with family and friends, especially his grandkids. Carl he never met a stranger as he became friends with whomever he met. And if you ever needed help, he would drop whatever he was doing to come and assist. He was a huge part of everyone’s lives, not just family but friends too.

Carl is survived by his children: John (Lisa) Murton, Carl (Michelle Evans) Murton Jr., and Michaelena (Lee) Jewell, his grandchildren: Mercedes Murton, Carl Murton Esq., Timothy Murton, Hannah Murton, John Michael Oles, Little Lee Jewell, Lillian Jewell, and Ellie Jewell, as well as his great-grandchildren: Estella and Rustin Murton. Carl is also survived by his siblings: George Murton, Elizabeth “Lizzy” Bolster, Nancy Howard, Madeline Duncan, and Sally Singleton, along with many loving nieces and nephews.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings: Louise Murton, Walter “Murt” Murton, Mary Quigley, Florence “Tootie” Reynolds, Richard Murton, Mable Murton, Jean Henderson, and Sarah Murton, who passed away April 26, 2021.

Carl’s wishes for cremation are being honored and no formal services are planned at this time. Condolences and memories may be shared at


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Carl W. Murton Sr.

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Jen Freshour

April 28, 2021

Carl murton was a long time friend of our familys and a funny guy to be around thou he didnt say much at times.Just his presents was enough to know if you needed anything,he'd do his best to help.You dont come across souls like this often..Carl will truely be missed.RIP!prayers to all the familyLOVE , The Freshour family