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Roger F. Morton

May 16, 1940 ~ February 20, 2019 (age 78)

Roger F. Morton passed away on February 20, 2019 at his home in Tooele, Utah. He was born on May 16, 1940 in Murray Utah to Lawrence James Morton and Gertrude Fox Morton.  Roger spent his younger years in Lehi and later moved to Tooele.

Roger married RoEna Gammon and together they had three children.  His son, and best friend, Chris (Doris) Morton, his daughters Holly (Brent) Golding and Melissa (Kreg) Morton. He later married Cristi Reynolds Borgogno and gained a step-son, Steven (Jody) Borgogno. Roger has eight grandchildren; Garet, Sarah, Adrianne, Sophia, Rickell, Alexis, EJ, and Brendon. He also enjoyed six great grandchildren.

Roger is survived by his wife, Cristi, sons Chris and Steven, daughters Holly and Melissa, and his sister Vesta. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Robert and Arthur, Sisters, Joyce and Cynthia.

Roger was a true perfectionist whose multitude of talents shined. Among these were silversmithing, stained glass, hunting, competition shooting, golfing, and too many others to mention.  A true man’s man.

Many thanks to the doctors, nurses, and friends that cared for Rog.

A Viewing will be held Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:45 pm at Tate Mortuary, in Tooele.  Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm at the Tooele City Cemetery.  To honor Rog’s memory donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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