Wellington Carroll Morton, Sr.
October 30, 1932 - September 18, 2020. Wellington C. Morton Sr. of Danbury, CT, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 at the age of 87.
A Danbury Native, is survived by his loyal and dedicated son Wellington C. Morton Jr. Morton Sr. was a Korean War Veteran and was married for 49 years to the love of his life Pearlie Mae Morton. He was predeceased in death by his 5 siblings, Charles Morton, Francis Morton, Richard Morton, Sylvester Bowman and sister Barbara Bowman. He is survived by 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. His brother in-law Alton Harris and his wife Ella Harris and niece Amber, Greenville, NC as well as a host of nieces, nephews and friends that will miss him dearly.
Morton Sr. will be remembered for his love of sports which included UConn Women's basketball and was a NY Giants fan. He loved listening to and discussing politics and his love of the history of Danbury. He was known to be a local historian of Danbury, which he knew so well.
The family will receive friends at the Hull Funeral Home, 60 Division St., Danbury, CT Friday morning, September 25, 2020 from 10:00 Am to 11:00 AM, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 Am. Burial with military honors will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Bethel, CT.
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