Cleve D. Morton

February 13, 1938 ‒ January 11, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Cleve D. Morton, age 79, of Mount Vernon passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at his home.

He was born on February 13, 1938 in Knox County, Ohio to the late Charles and Ethel (Chaney) Morton. Cleve was employed and retired from Chattanooga Glass Company with over 25 years of service.  He enjoyed building cars and working with his hands.  But most of all, Cleve loved the time he spent with his family.  He was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by his daughter Barbara Morton; his son Robert (Anna) Morton; six grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; his brothers, William, Clarence, Harvey and Paul Morton; and his sisters, Rosie Miller and Carol Fradd.

In addition to his parents, Cleve was preceded in death by his wife Sandy Morton; his granddaughter Amanda Jo Morton; and three brothers, Earl, Harry and Sonny Morton.

Friends may call on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 11-1PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will follow beginning at 1PM with Pastor Marvin Haught officiating.  Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Cleve D. Morton.

  • We are having a dinner honoring ur father ,,,and Honor his service n the Army,,,he fight n the Korean, War,,,,come join us for the celebration of life and services,,,of Ur Father,,,,it well b n back room at Dutchess on Columbus Rd Mount Vernon,,,, following the services,, we hope all will join us,,,,,and if able to covered dishes and drinks will b of great appreciation,,,,WE THANK U!!

    • We have got the dinner set up change of venue we are having it at Donatos Pizza on High Street following the services at at Memorial Gardens we hope that all will join us and celebrating Dad’s life and he fought for our country he fought in the Korean War and we want to honor him for that don’t worry about cover dishes there will be food provided hope you all can join us for the celebration of Cleves life thank you all very much for the condolences our family really appreciates it

  • Cleve was a good friend .He was as much a redneck as anyone I’ve ever known,and a big big heart to go with it.He loved to harass, but always good natured We will miss Cleve.

  • I know that Cleve will be missed by all that knew him. I really wanted to be there with you to say good bye to a friend. It was an honor to know him. Will keep the family in my prayers.