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Pink William Morton, Sr.

March 4, 1936 — February 1, 2023

Troy

 

Pink William Morton, Sr., age 86 of Troy, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

Pink was born in Stanly County to the late Frank and Morning Lemons Morton. He was a tough, hard working, simple man. He worked in the slate mines most of his life. He loved his donkeys, gardening, riding the golf cart, and fishing.

He is survived by sons: Frankie Morton (Shelia) of Candor, Johnny Morton of Denton, Jesse Morton of Ellerbe, Robert Morton (Andrea) of Troy, and Billy Morton of High Point; daughters: Frances Lamonds (Johnny) of Star, Jennifer Beacom (Alan) of Kernersville; sisters: Lottie Earnhardt of Troy and Sara Tyndall of Troy; twelve grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by eight siblings.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Pugh Troy Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Troy, NC. A Graveside service will be held on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 2:30 PM at Uwharrie Methodist Church, 3027 NC Hwy. 109, Troy, NC with Pastor William Saunders officiating.

On-line condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.

Pugh Troy Funeral Home is serving the Morton family.

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Visitation

Saturday, February 4, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Troy

211 N. Main St., Troy, NC 27371

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Graveside Service

Sunday, February 5, 2023

2:30 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Uwharrie Methodist Church

3027 NC Hwy. 109, Troy, NC 27371

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