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George Lovette Horton

December 29, 1934 ~ July 18, 2018 (age 83)

Mr. George Lovette Horton, age 83, of Lake City, Florida died Wenesday, July 18, at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Horton had resided in Lake City, Florida all of his life. He worked as a self-employed truck driver, owned and operated H and H Equipment Company and Lake City Plate and Glass Company and then retired as an operations supervisor with the Suwannee County Public Works Department. He also was involved in missionary work in Latin America, delivering Bibles and building churches and operated Horton’s Food Pantry at his home for many years. He was a member of the North Lake City Church of God and a card carrying mission pastor. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. James K. Horton and Rev. Ola Mae Boston Horton, one daughter, Lisa Coward and one son, Joseph M. Horton. He is survived by his wife, Margaret S. Horton of Lake City, Florida: Two daughters, Ester Mae McCoy of Lake City, Florida and Brenda L. Crews of Jacksonville, Florida: Two sons, Randolph Hobbs Horton of Lake City, Florida and James W. Horton of Jacksonville, Florida: Three sisters, Charlotte Young of Lake City, Florida and Susie Mae Schwingle and Jimmie Nina Smith both of Illinois: his brother, Henry Horton of Lake City, Florida: 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren also survive. A funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Horton will be held at 11 A.M Monday, July 23, in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Marshall, Pastor of Cornerstone Apostolic Out Reach Ministries, officiating. Interment will be in Siloam Cemetery, Columbia County, Florida. Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 5 to 7 P.M. Sunday, July 22, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd. Lake City, Florida. www.guerryfuneralhome.net

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