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Earl F. Morton
Date of Birth : June 23, 1923
Date of Death : March 11, 2019

Earl F. Morton, 95, of Charleston, died after a brief illness at Hubbard Hospice House, West on Monday, March 11, 2019.

He and his late wife of 54 years, Betty Ann, were lifelong residents of Charleston and members of the First Presbyterian Church.

After a long career as an electrical engineer with the General Electric Company, Earl took early retirement, to spend time at their second home in Lewisburg, WV. There they enjoyed many meaningful friendships over the years. They faithfully attended the Old Stone Presbyterian Church.

Having no children of their own, Earl and Betty Ann opened their hearts to and fostered many long term relationships with the children and grandchildren of their many close friends. All will be fortunate to cherish fond memories of swimming, fishing, biking and relaxing on the Greenbrier River.

Survivors include a niece, Patricia Dunlap, nephews Robert and Steven Dunlap, and life long friend, neighbor and recent caretaker, Karen Seim.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Ann, parents, Earl F. and Ada, and sister, Joan Dunlap of Alabama.

Funeral Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston with Rev. Glenn Coleman officiating. Burial will follow at Cunningham Memorial Park, 815 Cunningham Lane, St. Albans. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Boulevard, W, Charleston, WV 25387.

Condolences may be sent to www.barlowbonsall.com.

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston has been entrusted with the arrangements.


Jeff Roberts , Posted on 21 Mar 2019
Columbia, Tennessee
Thank you for always being there for Barbie and the boys. May you now enjoy that beautiful river in heaven. You and Betty Ann were first class friends and on this earth Angels for my family tell everyone hello. Jeff R