Obituary: Keith Morton


Keith Morton, age 81, of Blue Grass, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Genesis Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Cremation Rites will be accorded and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Online condolences may be left at

Keith  was born in Doncaster, England on August 17, 1940, the son of Eric and Winifred (Jackson) Morton.  He graduated from high school in Doncaster, England. After graduation, Keith moved to Canada and later moved to Davenport, Iowa.  Keith graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1965. Keith married Judy Feldhahn on March 9, 1963 in Muscatine.  Judy passed away on March 23, 2021.

After graduating from Palmer College, Keith and family returned to England, where he practiced chiropractic medicine until retiring in 1983. After retiring, Keith and his family returned to the United States and moved to Durant, Iowa.  Keith worked at Whiteway Restaurant in Durant until it closed.  He enjoyed the outdoors, especially tending to his vegetable garden and feeding his birds. In his spare time, Keith enjoyed listening to old country music and spending time with his rescue dog, Kody.

Keith will be dearly missed by his two daughters, Karen Morton of Davenport and Jean Morton of Surprise, Arizona; son-in-law, Jim Hamilton of Durant; four granddaughters, Hannah (Nathan) Warhurst of Australia, Heidi (Nathan) Russ of Stockton, Kelsey Morton of Davenport and Brittany Morton of Davenport; and two great grandsons, Bradley and Levi Warhurst.

Keith was preceded in death by his wife, Judy; and one daughter, Joyce Hamilton.

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