Leslie W. Morton, 67 year old former Woodward County Sheriff, passed away Friday, March 19, 2021 in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2021 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Donnetta Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Cemetery.
Leslie Warren Morton was born on November 18, 1953 in Wichita, Kansas to Leslie Warren and Lenore Lee (Mosely) Morton. Les grew up in Helena, Oklahoma and graduated from Helena Goltry High School. Les worked for the Alva Police Department before moving to Woodward where he worked for the Woodward Police Department for 23 years. Les served three terms as the Woodward County Sheriff before his retirement.
He enjoyed football, guns, airplanes, OU football, and motorcycles. Les loved spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by two sons: Aaron Morton and wife Siobhan, Tanner Morton and wife Candice; one daughter, Ashley Morton; his father Leslie Morton, Sr.; grandchildren: Bowen, Baericl, Kasen, Adalyn, Riley, Sophia, Lydia, Oliver, and Taytum; two brothers: Mike Morton and wife Brandy, Lonnie Morton and wife Kristy; other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother Lenora Lee Mosely.
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