June 11, 1929 - May 5, 2019
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Ray Horton, Jr., 89, of Bethany will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tim Rogers officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Panola-Mt. Zion Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will be 10-11:00 a.m. Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home. Mr. Robert Ray Horton, Jr. was born June 11, 1929 in Butler, Missouri to Robert Ray and Merl Lambert Horton, Sr. Ray passed away May 5, 2019 in Marshall, Texas. Mr. Horton married Ruie Jean Brown on September 22, 1951 and together they celebrated 67 years. Ray served his country through the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He loved hunting, fishing, and playing cards. Ray is preceded in death by his parents; sons, Jimmy Ray Horton, Tommy Linn Horton; siblings, Charles Barber, Linn Horton, Rachel Boswell, Delores White and Maureen Schulte. Mr. Horton is survived by his loving wife, Jean Horton of Bethany; sons, Robert W. Horton of Bethany, Winston Horton and wife Cherie of Elysian Fields; daughter, Aleen Adams of Dallas; grandchildren, Christopher Horton and wife Samantha, Dustin Horton, Haley Horton, Tamonica Horton; great grandchildren, Lezleigh Horton, Paizleigh Horton, Aidyn Horton; sisters Pat Dobson and husband Melvin of Lawton, OK, Mary Lou Whisman and husband David of Bartlesville, OK; numerous nieces, nephews, a host of friends; and special friends and neighbors, Bro. Jim Walsh and wife Kelly. If desired, the family requests donations be made in Mr. Horton’s name to the Panola-Mt. Zion Cemetery or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Ray Horton, Jr., 89, of Bethany will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tim Rogers officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Panola-Mt. Zion Cemetery... View Obituary & Service Information
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