Mr. Horton was born in Inman on September 22, 1945, the son of the late LeRoy and Donalie (Hudgins) Horton.
He was employed as a homebuilder and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include one daughter, Cathy Douglas of Boiling Springs; one son, Dale Horton of Spartanburg; a step-son, Ryan Dumars of Spartanburg; two step-daughters, Margeaux Dumars of Inman and Nichole Speaks of Wilmington, N.C.; two brothers, Ronald Horton of Inman, and Eugene Howell of Campobello; one sister, Jean Edwards of Inman; step-mother, Azalee Howell of Inman and a longtime loving companion, Judy Dumars. Other survivors include six grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one brother, Reginald Horton.
Graveside services were held Sunday, May 18, 2008 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Donnan Lawson officiating.
Seawright Funeral Home of Inman is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be left at www.seawright-funeralhome.com.