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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • Darrell D. Morton

  • Darrell D. Morton, 82, of Easton, passed away, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at Providence Medical Center.
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  • Darrell D. Morton, 82, of Easton, passed away, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at Providence Medical Center. He was born Dec. 9, 1929, in Abilene, Kan., the son of Tandy and Katherine (Poister) Morton.
    Darrell served in the Navy and later in the Air Force. After discharge Darrell worked for Santa Fe Rail Road for 31 years. After retirement he volunteered at the VA Medical Center.
    On Aug. 17, 1958, he married Donna D. Vestal in Miami, Okla. She survived at the home. He is also survived by a son, Brett "Sam" Morton of Easton.
    Darrell was preceded in death by a brother, Dwight Morton.
    He was a member the American Legion Post 23, the VFW and the DAV.
    Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday Oct. 29, 2012, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. after the visitation at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor. Memorials are suggested to American Legion Baseball or a charity of the donors choice.
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