KINGS MOUNTAIN - Walter George Horton Jr. of 145 Dunes Drive, passed away July 23, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospice.
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A native of Mecklenburg County, he was born Aug. 9, 1929, son of the late Walter George Sr. and Marion Kennedy Horton.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Shelby and a member of the Reggie Ledford Sunday School Class.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Mangrum.
He is survived by one sister, Sally Jones of Kings Mountain; family members, Troy Jones and wife Karan, Mark and Cole Mangrum, Dr. Vista Rainey and husband Mike.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home Chapel of Shelby with the Rev. Tony Tench officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby.
Burial will immediately follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Charlotte.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Shelby, 120 N Lafayette St., Shelby, NC 28150
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent online at www.claybarnette.com.
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard
Shelby, NC 28152
Published in Shelby Star on July 24, 2013