Richard Lew Morton
Brigadier General, United States Army
Funeral services for retired Brigadier General Richard Lew Morton, 75, of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, will be held Monday, May 13, at 1 p.m. in the U.S. Army War College Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Rick Whitesel officiating.
General Morton died Friday, April 5, 2002, in Carlisle Regional Medical Center.
Born April 19, 1926, in Fort Wayne, Indiana,
the son of the late Lew Myers and Martha M. Hahn Morton, he graduated from
the U.S. Military Academy West Point in 1949 and received master's degrees
from the University of Heidelberg in
General Morton is survived by his wife of 50 years, Maryanne Muehlhof Morton; three sons, Richard W. of Charlottesville, Virginia, Glenn L. of Harker Heights, Texas and Geoffrey E. of Upper Arlington, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
Additional services will be held Tuesday, May
14, at 1 p.m. in the Fort Myer Chapel, Arlington, Virginia. Burial will
be in Arlington National Cemetery.
Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, Purple Heart Medal (3)
Posted: 21 September 2002 Updated: 24 August 2005