Richard Lynn Morton

Richard Lynn Morton, 74 of Texas City passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at HCA Mainland in Texas City. He was born on December 12, 1948 in Houston to Thomas Haden Morton, Sr. and Norma Cherie Morton.

Richard was a resident of Texas City for 20 years, formerly of La Marque. He graduated from La Marque Class of 1967and joined the United States Marine Corps. Richard worked for Amoco/BP for 40 years before retiring. Richard enjoyed spending time with family and friends, hunting, gambling and listening to live music. This loving husband, father, brother and Paw-Paw will be missed.

Richard is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Haden Morton, Sr. and Norma Cherie Morton, brother Jerry D. Morton and his first wife Susan Pritchard Morton.  He is survived by his wife Donna Kay Morton, sons; Chris Morton, Heath Morton and Brent Morton and stepson Cody Bowman; grandchildren, Madison, Kennedy, Evelyn, Gunner and Halli, his brothers; Kevin Morton (Monica) and Tom Morton (Darlene) and sister-in-law Lori Stanton Morton.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to nurse’s staff at HCA ICU 3rd Floor, Dave, Mark and Prisilla.

A Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, July 29, 2023 at 4:00pm at the Crowder Bayou Camp in Dickinson, Texas (8911 Paula Lane, Dickinson, TX 77539).


  1. So sorry for your loss. Rest In Peace Richard.

    Carl Odom
  2. I remember a guy who loved life. God bless his family.

    Dr. Keith & Diane Bellamy
  3. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great man who enjoyed life. My prayers for all his family and friends. RIP Richard.

    Carol Cline
  4. I am so sorry about Richard! He was a nice man and always nice to me!

    Cheryl Golding
  5. I am so saddened by your loss. Though I have only seen Richard occasionally since high school, I just loved this guy and have such fond, fun memories of him…such a great guy! He will be missed by so many. My love and prayers to his family.

    Colleen Hill Sanders
  6. I am sorry for your loss. The Morton family will always be in the memories of my life. Lots of stories to tell. RIP Richard!

    Kerry Klyng
  7. Richard was a man of integrity and hard worker who loved his family and friends. Richard will be missed, Rest in Peace.

    Kim Astin
  8. The world is a much sadder place with the loss of Richard I know he will be missed by all who knew him.

    Gorman Mayes
    Class of 67 LMHS

    jim mayes
  9. The World is a much sadder place without Richard. He will be missed by all who had the privilege to have known him.

    Gorman Mayes
    Class of 67 LMHS

    jim mayes
  10. I am sorry to hear about Richard. Richard was a friend of my golf tournaments at beacon lakes golf course he played in my golf tournaments for many days. again I am sorry to hear about Richard.

    Frank campagna

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