Morton, John V., Passed away on December 5, 2019. Beloved husband of Marilyn Morton (nee McCray) ; loving father of Leslie (the late Kevin) Klemp, Pamela (Edward) Manuel, Kevin (Kathy) Kersting and Donna Louks; cherished grandfather of Amanda, Jennifer, Amber, Carissa, Ryan, Tyler and Megan; great-grandfather of Hanna, Nicholas, Cole and Samantha; dear brother of Dick (Joann) Morton, Thomas (the late Bonnie) Morton, Mary Dile, Danny Morton and the late Roy Morton and Janet Laneman; our dear uncle, cousin and friend.

Mr. Morton retired from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch after more than 30 years of service and was a member of the Rock Community Lion’s Club.

Services: Funeral at Kutis South County Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry, on Tuesday, December 10, 11 a.m. Interment Shepherd Hills Cemetery. Memorials to The Parkinson’s Foundation or The Alzheimer’s Association appreciated. Visitation  Monday, 4-8 p.m.