Obituaries » Joe Ceafus Morton
December 30, 1989 – May 19, 2020Obituary Viewed 2720 times
Mark and Donna welcomed a sweet baby boy into their lives in Lakeland, FL on December 30, 1989.
Joe entered into rest in heaven on May 19, 2020.
Joe was a loving Son, Brother, Father, Uncle, and Friend.
Joe was a friend to anyone he met, and friends soon became family. He will be deeply missed by his friends and family.
Joe was an amazing father to his children, and adored them both.
Joe was a positive influence in the lives of his family, and especially his children, nieces, and nephews. He cherished his time spent with all the children.
Joe was a hardworking man that put pride into everything that he built or completed. He was a perfectionist. Sometimes the job took him twice as long, as it had to be perfect.
Joe was our warrior, and was a survivor. He did anything he could to bring a smile to a child’s face.
Joe was always uplifting to everyone around him, and always offered kind advice. He would help anyone, at any time, if he was able.
Joe was a dreamer. He dreamt of accomplishing many things. He was always scheming a way to be more successful. He longed to earn more money to better his life.
Joe is survived by his Mother and Step-father, Coty and Donna Martin, His father and Step-mother, Mark and Cathy Morton, and Step-father James Simpson SR. He leaves behind his siblings, Mark Morton, Kristin Denmark (Dustin), Kassity Simpson (DC House), James Simpson JR, Alicia Kitchens, and Kelli Simpson. He is survived by his precious children, Tenley Nicole Morton and Pierceson John Morton.
Joe will be forever loved and missed.
There will be a Visitation on Sunday May 31, 2020, beginning at 5:00PM at the New Life Community Church; 530 Commonwealth Ave., Polk City, Florida. The Service will follow at 6:00PM with Pastor Walter Officiating. Burial will be held on Monday June 1st at 10:00AM at Auburndale Memorial Park.