Allen M.R. Morton, Jr., age 74, of Bristol, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
He was born January 14, 1945 in Sullivan County, Tenn., a son of the late Allen M.R. Morton, Sr. and Katherine Smith Morton. Allen was a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant with 8 years of service and 2 tours in Vietnam. He was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and retired from Belew Sound and Visual. Allen attended Celebration Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Morton and George Edward Morton.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Julie Vance Morton; sisters, Janice Scott, Peggy Cresong and husband Calvin; brother, Jerry Morton and wife Lisa; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2019 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Sproles officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. prior to the service. The interment will follow the service at 2:30 p.m. at Mountain Home National Cemetery with the Bristol VFW Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.