Ronald M. Morton II, age 54 of Gary, IN, passed away on February 9, 2017 at home.Born July 7,1962 in Gary, IN to Ronald & Vivian (Bynum) Morton. Graduated from Roosevelt High School Class of 1980. Attended Manchester College, Manchester, IN. Retired from the US Navy after 20 years of service with many awards & accolades. He was joined in marriage to Paulette Wheeler and to this union two children were born. Preceded in death by his father, Ronald M Morton, sister Rochelle Janine Morton, maternal Grandfather, Ramsey Bynum, Paternal Grandparents, Richard Morton, Dorse & Willa (Coleman) Thomas.He leaves to cherish his memory: mother, Vivian Morton; daughter, Rania Maree Morton, Three Sons, twin sons, Ronald & Ronell (Javina) Lyles Morton, Donnell Wheeler & Ricardo Morton; Grandchildren, Ronell, Elijah, Jhourni, LaDarion & Mariah; Sister, Roxanne C Morton; three Brothers, Rory (Sheila) Morton, Ramon Morton & Russell (Ruby) Morton; Uncle/Brother Timothy "Tim" Bynum, Aunt/Sisters, Judy Bynum Watkins & Darin Thomas, loving Grandmother, Georgia (Richmond) Bynum, special nephew, Royal R Morton and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins & friends. Visitation Friday, February 17, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with family hours from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Guy & Allen Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Monica & Luke Catholic Church, 645 Rhode Island St., Gary, IN 46402. Interment Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Feb. 15, 2017.