Obituary of Harold R Horton
Funeral services for Harold R. Horton, age 85, of Lineville will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Brandon Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel East Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00-2:00 PM on Wednesday before services begin.
Mr. Horton passed away Sunday, June 6, 2021, at Tanner-East Alabama Medical Center in Wedowee.
Survivors include: three daughters, Ann East (Wendell) of Millerville, Deborah Phillips of Lineville, and Lori McCain (Tim) of Mellow Valley; three sons, Roger Horton of Tuscaloosa, Dale Horton (Gina) of Carrollton, GA, and David Horton (Judy) of Woodland; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruby Maxwell of Tennessee; and special companion, Margaret Stillwell.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Phillips, Greg Phillips, Noah Horton, Bradley B. Horton, Anthony Wood, and Tommy Overton.
A Georgia native, Mr. Horton was born on February 25, 1936, the son of Coy and Nannie L. Veneable Horton. He was Baptist by faith and was a self-employed truck driver. Mr. Horton was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Helen Horton; and a grandson, Bryan East.