Delmore Shields Morton, 79, of Albemarle, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022 at his home.
Dale was born August 16, 1942 in Stanly County to the late Walter Haywood Morton and the late Mary Lucy Morton. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Hoover Morton and Ezra Morton; sisters, Naomi Haigler, Bernice Huneycutt, Inez Harvell, Patricia Scott and Virginia Whitley.
He was devoted husband and was also happily married for 62 years. Dale was very active in his church and enjoyed spending time with his family.
The family will receive friends Wednesday June 29th, 2022 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service will follow in the Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel at 3:00 PM officiated by Rev. Tony Thomas and Rev Kevin Munson. Burial will follow at Stanly Gardens of Memory, 2001 East Main St., Albemarle, North Carolina.
Survivors include wife, Doris Morton; daughters, Cindy (Fred) Pressley, Sherri (Danny) Harwood, Tammy (Kelly) Barringer; son, Timmy (Stephania) Morton; grandchildren, David Harwood, Michael Harwood, Crystal Harwood, Hailey Barnes, Heather Wiggins, Kandace Kelley, Mallory Hall, Justin Kelley, Ashely Blake, Emily Morton; 20 great-grandchildren.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Morton family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com