Robert  Horton


Robert H. Horton, 87, died February 8, 2019 in his Exeter Township residence.
He was the devoted husband of Beverly Jean (Judd) Horton, whom he married July 12, 1951.
Born in Buffalo, New York on March 7, 1931, he was a son of the late William K. And Margaret L. (King) Horton.
Robert was a 1950 graduate of Seneca (N.Y.) Vocational High School.
He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
Robert was a respected well specialist for 55 years in the natural gas industry, before retiring in 2006.
He was the loving father to three children: Greg A. Horton of Perry Township; Daune (Horton) Marie of Philadelphia and Jean M. (Horton) Reynolds of Pensauken, New Jersey.
Robert is also survived by five grandchildren: Lisa R. (Horton), wife of Chad Weaver, Lindsey N. (Horton), wife of Ren Pfuhl, Madison R. (Ring), wife of Zachary Grant, Arianna Reynolds and the late Chloe Ring.
There are also five great grandchildren: Rowan, Cassidy, Knox, Xavier and Nash.
He was also predeceased by his younger brother, William C. Horton.
Services will be held Wednesday, February 13th at 11:00 am in Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 423 Main Street, Oley, with the Rev. R. Zachary Labagh officiating.
A viewing will be held Wednesday, from 10:00 - 11:00 am in the funeral home.
Burial with Military Honors will be held in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at or Shriner's Hospitals for Children Shriners Hospitals for Children 2900 North Rocky Point Drive Tampa, FL 33607 or at
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