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Walter Morton Obituary

Walter E.
Walter E. "Doad" Morton

July 6, 1927 - April 24, 2018
Born in Devil Hole, WV
Resided in Harrisville, WV


Walter E. (Doad) Morton, 90, of Oil Ridge Community, Harrisville, WV passed away, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Pineview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Harrisville, WV.
He was born July 6, 1927 at Devil Hole (Ritchie County) WV. He was the last surviving child of the late Wes and Nile Eddy Morton. He retired to Ritchie County after residing in Weirton, WV. He retired from the Blowing Room Department, Steel Works Division of Weirton Steel Company after 35 years of service. He served in the US Army Air Corps Division from 1945-1947 in the Pacific Theatre. He was a lifetime member of the Harris-Ritchie Post #3554 VFW. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by two daughters, Mary Ann (Charles “Jughead”) Wolfe of Harrisville and Nancy (Roger) Smith of Gaston, SC; two grandchildren, Amanda (Andre) McKenzie of Lexington, SC and Ryan Smith of Columbia, SC; and two great-granddaughters, Aubree and Ashlee McKenzie. He is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Johnotheen Morton, Fayetteville, WV and Jean Moore, Harrisville, WV and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Ellenor Moore Morton in 2016. He was also preceded in death by six brothers, James Morton, Charles Morton, Kencil Morton, Richard Morton, Bernard Morton and Carl Morton; and two sisters, Dollie DeBrito and Woneda Varner.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville with Rev. John Frum officiating. Burial will follow in the Oil Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home, Friday from 4-8 PM.

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Raiguel Funeral Home
1200 Main Street
Harrisville, WV US 26362
Friday, April 27, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Raiguel Funeral Home
1200 Main Street
Harrisville, WV US 26362
Saturday, April 28, 2018
1:00 PM