James Edward Horton



CHARLOTTE, NC~ Mr. James Edward Horton, 83, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born November 17, 1934 in Lancaster, a son of the late Edward Horton and Ada Ingram Horton and was the husband of Betty Shell Horton. He was the owner of Metrolina Tackle and served our country in the United States Navy.
Mr. Horton is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty Shell Horton; a son, Mack Hicks and his wife, Darlene of Matthews; five grandchildren, Mack Hicks, Merry Hicks, Keith Hicks, Stephany Hicks, and Ashley Hicks; two great grandchildren, Chris Hicks and Kendall Devine; and one sister, Peggy Bigham of Great Falls. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Earlene Willis, Linda Horton Griffin and Sudie Elliott.
The Celebration of Life Graveside Service for Mr. Horton will be 11:00 am Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Sharon Memorial Park in Charlotte by Jimmy Jordan.
The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 pm Friday evening, February 23, 2018 at Burgess Funeral Home.