Looking for the family of Morton Gaddis Jr. b.1927 d.2004. My uncle was killed in the Korean War on Aug 20, 1951. Morton was by his side and he exchanged letters with my family. I would love to talk with anybody that can put me in touch with his family.
Morton Moss GADDIS Jr.
Morton Moss GADDIS Jr., 77, of Bowling Green died at 11:05 a.m. Aug. 15,
2004, at his home.
The Warren County native was an Army master sergeant in the Korean War
where he was awarded a Purple Heart and three Bronze Stars, and was a member of
St. Phillip's Catholic Church in Louisville.
He was a son of the late Morton GADDIS and Vera Ethel KELLER GADDIS and
the husband of the late Joy DAY GADDIS.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Allen C. GADDIS, Donald Eugene
GADDIS, William GADDIS, Bobby Ray GADDIS and Kenneth Earl GADDIS; and a
sister, Marsha GADDIS.
Funeral will be at 4 p.m. Friday at J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home,
Broadway Avenue chapel, with burial in Archie Newman Wilson Cemetery. Visitation
will be from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Survivors include four sons, Aaron D. GADDIS and his wife, Loretta, of
Rockfield, Barry Ray GADDIS of Richardsville, Clyde E. GADDIS and his wife,
Donna, of Bowling Green and Neal Allen GADDIS of New York; two daughters, Gloria
Lynn GADDIS of Richardsville and Elaine PAYNE and her husband, Greg, of Bowling
Green; three brothers, David GADDIS of Leitchfield, Les Paul GADDIS of
Louisville and George GADDIS of Alaska; eight sisters, Edith TYLER of Indiana,
Phyllis FRIEND of Arizona, Beverly JOHNSON and Linda OTT, both of Louisville,
Sharon SNODDY and Rosemarie GADDIS, both of Radcliff, Mary Kay ZEN of Abilene,
Texas, and Martha Louise GARRETT of South Carolina; nine grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
If anyone knows this family please contact me!