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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • Luther E. Morton

  • Luther E. Morton, 78, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City. He was born Oct. 5, 1933 in Rawlins County, the son of Lester E. and Nola (Vernon) Morton.
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  • Luther E. Morton, 78, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City. He was born Oct. 5, 1933 in Rawlins County, the son of Lester E. and Nola (Vernon) Morton.
    Morton graduated from Decatur High School in 1951. He married Elaine Barker Kyte on May 21, 1960 in Oberlin. She survives. 
    Morton farmed for many years before retiring. He enjoyed collecting toys, antique tractors, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Dodge City.
    In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons; Larry Morton and wife Michelle of Jetmore, Joe Kyte of Wichita, and Millard Kyte of Oberlin; one brother, Doyle Morton and wife Ferrel of Coldwater; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one nephew; and three nieces.
    He is preceded in death by his parents; one sister; and one brother.
    Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m Monday, Oct. 1, 2012at Swaim Funeral Home in Dodge City.
    Memorials are suggested to Trinity Manor in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.
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