Foy Alex Morton, age 89, of Asheboro passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021 at his home.
Mr. Morton was born in Norwood, NC on January 24, 1932 to Frank and Morning Lemons Morton. Foy was a hard worker and retired from Burlington Industries. He stayed busy working in his yard and helping others. Foy loved going fishing with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughters, Sonya Morton of Kernersville and Tonya Morton of Pleasant Garden; sons, Jimmy Morton (Donna) of Germanton, Foy A. Morton, Jr. (Lisa) of Belews Creek, and Bucky Atwell of Franklinville; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Jessica, Eric, Donald, Greyson, and Travis ; sisters, Lottie Earnhardt and Sarah Tyndall both of Troy; and brother, Pink Morton of Troy.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 1:00-1:45 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 pm at Oaklawn Cemetery with Pastor Jonathan Shook and Rodney Hedrick officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Daily Bread Kitchen, 831 E. Pritchard St., Asheboro, NC 27203.