Memorial funeral servies for William Henry Hortin, age 77, of Cumby, Texas, will be held at 11:00am Monday, April 19, 2010 at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplin Mike Moore and Bill Beasley officiating.
William Henry Horton was born May 18, 1933 in Knox, Texas, the son of Douglas Horton and Nancy Elvira Lee Horton. He married Peggy L. Walker November 4, 1974 in Athens, Texas. Mrs. Horton survives.
Mr. Horton passed away Thursday, April 15, 2010 at Sunny Springs Nursing Home in Sulphur springs.
Mr. Horton was a foreman for Amoco Oil for many years. he served in the U.S. Airforce in the 1950's. He was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving family incudes his sons; Billy Glenn Horton of Sulphur Springs, Donald Gene Bunch and wife Bebby of Cumby, Texas, Robert Ronald Bunch and wife Sharon of Miesquite, Texas and James Richard Bunch and wife Beht of Sulphur springs, one brother, Claude Lee Horton of Andrews, Texas and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family members.
Mr. Horton was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Larry Lee Horton and one brother Gerald Horton.
No formal visitation will be held
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice at Memorial Hospital.
Tapp Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.