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.
Burgess Funeral Home
Friday February 23rd, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
1800 Charlotte Highway
Lancaster, SC 29720
Sharon Memorial Park
Saturday February 24th, 2018
5716 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28212
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Betty, so sorry for your loss.
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So many memories about Uncle Jim. Growing up and actually witnessing some of the stories about him are memories I will treasure. Prayers for the family.
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Uncle Jin will truly be missed. SO thankful ti have been able to hear his many stories through the years. Aaunt Betty, Mack, Little Mack, Merry and Chris, I am thinking of you and keeping your family in my prayers. Love to all ❤️
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Aunt Betty, Jim will surely be missed along with all the stories he loved to tell! May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. We love you.
Blessings and prayers.
Submitted by Tony and Revere Bigham on Feb 19 2018 07:52:43 PM
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