Morton Coleman Quickert, 75, of Shelbyville died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the Masonic Home of Shelbyville. He was of the Christian faith; a life long dairy and tobacco farmer in Shelby and Henry County. He was the son of the late Joe A. and Laura Jones Quickert.
He is survived by his wife, Rose Suter Quickert, Shelbyville; daughter, Paula (Larry) Pilcher, Shelbyville; granddaughter, Kayla Pilcher, Louisville; sister, Anna (Joe) Stewart, Turners Station; mother-in-law, Pauline Suter, Shelbyville; great niece, Lana Jo Garitty, of Florida; great nephew, Benjamin Smitha, Shelbyville. He is preceded in death by: daughter, Lana Jo Quickert and sister, Josie McAllister.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at Shannon Funeral Home with the Rev. Jesse Baxter officiating. Burial will follow in Port Royal Cemetery, Port Royal.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today (Wednesday, April 10) at the funeral home.