Robert K. Morton, Sr., on October 21, 2007, of Forest Hill, MD, husband of Virginia Hughes Morton and father of Robert K. Morton, Jr., Gregory A. Morton and Kimberly J. Diehl. Also survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Morton was a WWII combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps (Carlson’s Raiders) and was awarded the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars and three Purple Hearts.
Services will be held Friday, October 26 at 8:15 A.M., from the family owned Kurtz Funeral Home, 1114 Baldwin Mill Road, Jarrettsville, MD. Interment in Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 6 to 8 P.M. For those who desire donations may be made to the United States Marine Raider Association, 4711 Del Monte Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92107.