Beloved son, cherished grandson, treasured brother, nephew and uncle, Ronold Lawrence Morton, Jr., age 33, passed away in Marshall, Texas on September 6, 2021. Ronold, also affectionately known as “Scooter”, was born on September 24, 1987 to Ronold Lawrence Morton, Sr. and Brenda Kay (Whelchel) Morton.
Scooter is preceded in death by his grandparents, Dorothy Dunn, Neil Dunn, Leonard Morton, James Whelchel and Robert Plunkett; and his aunts and uncles, Kenneth Morton, Karla Richardson, Robert Morton and Bud Richardson. Scooter is survived by his parents, Ronold and Brenda Morton; brother, Jerami Kennamer; sister, Jasmine Rudolph; grandmother, Linda Plunkett of Cason, Texas; aunts and uncles, William Morton (Mary), Glen Whelchel and Becky Montgomery (Mike); special nieces and nephews, Jacqueline, Dominique, Alex, Jemma, Riley, Stormi, Zak, BlakeLlyn “Miss B”, Colesyn, Sicily, Kamoree, Ja’Miyah and Kylan; lifelong friend/sister Ja’Lyn “J-Baby” and family, special friends, Tim and Ashley Madewell and their girls, as well as numerous cousins and other family members and friends.
Scooter was a graduate of Panola Charter School. He served as a volunteer firefighter for ESD3 and ESD4 and worked at Smithfield. Scooter was full of life, loved people and accepted everyone for who they were. He was a big kid at heart and loved being with his family and close friends. He was also a gamer, a Pokemon chaser and was a huge collector of POP. Scooter loved his music and was a 50’s and 60’s kind of guy. He made cherished lifelong friends, trusting and confiding in them…Russ Perry and Scott Paige were trusted confidants. Scooter was a one-of-kind man who was well loved and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
A time of visitation will be held for Scooter from 6:00-8:00pm on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Meadowbrook Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be at 1:30pm on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Meadowbrook Funeral Home with Russ Perry officiating. Graveside Service will be at 4:00pm on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Blevins-Cason Cemetery in Cason, Texas with Scott Paige officiating. Serving as pallbearers are Tim Madewell, Justin Ramos, Ashton Emmons, Dominique Hernandez, Alex Perez, Jerami Kennamer and Alec Childers. Online condolences may be offered at www.meadowbrookfh.com.
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