Lewis C. HORTON

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Lewis C. Horton

LINCOLN - Lewis C. Horton, 92, of Lincoln died at 10:10 p.m. October 29, 2012 at Christian Village.

Lewis was born on December 12, 1919 at Amazonia, MO the son of Lovell and Emily Elizabeth Wiseman Horton. He married Ilah Mae Busby on September 5, 1943 at Evanston, WY. She survives in Lincoln.

Lewis is survived by one son: William (Lana) Horton of Forsyth, IL; one daughter: Marcia (Steve) Vandever of Broken Arrow, OK; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Billy Horton, who was killed In W.W. II.

Mr. Horton is a retired manager of the J.C. Penney Co. in Lincoln and Louisiana, MO and worked at the J.C. Penney stores in Kenosha and Milwaukee, WI. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic during W.W. II; member of Lincoln Rotary Club and served as Past President; Organized and directed Logan County Men's Glee club. He had been choir director at First United Methodist Church; and was very involved with the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce; and he help start the United Way in Lincoln.

Funeral services will be Friday, November 2, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln with Rev. Floyd Blackard and Ryan Edgecombe officiating. Burial will be at New Union Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.

Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church or to the donor's choice.



Published in The Lincoln Courier on Oct. 31, 2012
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