Shawn Patrick Morton
Hawk – Shawn Morton died unexpectedly in Nags Head, NC December 21, 2017. He was 52. Shawn was born and educated in
Lynchburg, VA. He went on to earn his Bachelor’s
Degree from Lynchburg College and later his teaching credentials. Shawn taught history and geography in
Virginia and in the Dare County Schools. He loved teaching and was devoted to
his students. Shawn also excelled as a food salesman and an advertising salesman
with the Virginia Pilot.
excelled at everything he tried including pottery. His hand-thrown bowls won
awards and were shown and sold at Glenn Eure’s Ghostfleet Art Gallery in Nags
to remember Shawn is his mother, Alida Lyditch Morton of Kitty Hawk; his
brother and sister, Drs. Dirk and Eugenie Morton of Norfolk; his father,
Patrick Morton of Norfolk as well as numerous relatives in the Netherlands.
accordance with Shawn’s wishes he will be cremated and the family has no plans
for services. Those wishing to donate in Shawn’s memory may do so in care of
the Dare County Animal Shelter.
to the family may be expressed via the online register at
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with