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Morton, James C.
James C. Morton, 66, of 258 N. Henderson St. Galesburg, Ill died at 12:44 PM Thursday May 6, 2010 in Cottage Hospital.

He was born July 4, 1934 in Galesburg the son of Eugene F. and Lillian Stelzner Morton. He married Patricia Hasley on December 29, 1981 in Galesburg. She died December 6, 2007.

He is survived by two sons Jason and Jerome Morton both of Galesburg; a brother Richard Morton of Chicago, IL; a sister Jean Ann Hall of Galesburg and a grandson Christian Morton. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

He served his country in the US Army and was a disabled American Veteran. He worked for the OMC Corporation in the small part department. He graduated from Galesburg High School. James attended the Emmanuel United Methodist Church. He also enjoyed pro wrestling.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:30 PM Wednesday May 12, 2010 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. Jon Sibley will officiate. Family will receive friends and family from 12:30-1:30 PM Wednesday at the chapel. Cremation will be accorded. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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