Shawn C. Morton, 48 of Yukon, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, November 9, 2019. He was born October 10, 1971 the son of James I. Morton and Jane (Ebersberger) Morton both of Irwin.
Shawn was devoted to his family and was employed as a dispatcher for LifeFlight. He was a US Army veteran of the 14th Quartermaster that served in Iraq. He enjoyed the outdoors and traveling and was an “aspiring RV owner.” He was a faithful brother of the Emergency Medical Services community and was known for his dedication and service.
He was preceded in death by his son, Cody Morton, in 2011 and his maternal grandparents, Emily and George Ebersberger.
In addition to his parents, Shawn is survived by his wife, Kerrie (Rindt) Morton; his children, Dakota Leone of Plumville; Austin Morton and fiancé Erica of Greensburg; Kyle, Hannah and Emilie Morton of Yukon; two granddaughters, Callee and Reyna Blystone; his brother James D. Morton of New Kensington and his father and mother in law, Bill and Lori (Mertz) Labor of Grapeville.
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 6-8 pm and Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the BEATTY-RICH FUNERAL HOME, INC. Rt 136 Madison, Pa. Funeral services will take place on Thursday at 11 am in the Hilltop United Methodist Church, 222 Church Lane, Madison with the Rev. Randy Sweet and Pastor John Tirpak co-officiating. (Everyone please go directly to the church.) Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park with military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation at www.Wish.org/Donate. Following services, friends and family are invited to come celebrate Shawn’s life at the Turkeytown VFD. Condolences may be offered at beatty-richfuneralhome.com.
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