American Veteran 06

Larry Elmo Morton

July 9, 1942 ~ June 6, 2022 (age 79)


Larry Elmo Morton, 79, of Petersburg, went to his heavenly home on June 6, 2022 with his daughters by his side. Larry was born on July 9, 1942 to Saint Elmo and Elizabeth (Chamberlain) Morton in Petersburg, IN. He graduated from Petersburg High School in 1961 and went on to serve his country in the United States Army as a lineman in Vietnam. After his service he worked as an electrician until he retired in 2004. He was a proud member of the Moose Lodge, American Legion, IBEW Local 16, and a lifetime member of the VFW Post 3587.

Larry is survived by his daughters, Cindy (Kevin) Carroll and Elizabeth (Paul) Jansen; step son, Ron Gross; grandchildren, Joseph Carroll, Nikolaus Jansen, Kirsten (Sean) Barriger, Kaeden Jansen, Tyler (Sydney) Gross, Sean Gross, Alex Gross, and Cory Gross; 5 great grandchildren.

Larry was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Morton; his parents; brother, Bob Morton; and sister, Martha Traylor.

Services for Larry will take place at 10 AM EST on Saturday, June 11, at Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg, IN with visitation from 4-8 PM on Friday, June 10, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Walnut Hills Cemetery. Harris Funeral Home is entrusted with care.

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June 10, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
O. D. Harris Funeral Homes
705 East Walnut Street
Petersburg, IN 47567

Funeral Service
June 11, 2022

10:00 AM
O. D. Harris Funeral Homes
705 East Walnut Street
Petersburg, IN 47567

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