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Mr. Walter Horton

September 17, 1929 ~ September 26, 2021 (age 92)


Walter Horton, 92, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, passed away on September 26, 2021. He was born September 17, 1929 to the late George Allen and Carrie Lee Horton of Pittsboro, NC. Walter attended Horton School and later joined the United States Armed Services. He was employed for almost 20 years at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, NC. 

At an early age, Walter attended Russell Chapel AME Zion in Pittsboro, NC.  Later in life He joined Parrish Chapel in Graham, NC where he maintained his membership until his health declined.

Walter was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy W. Horton and his brother Matthew (Buster) Horton.

Walter is survived by children: Walter Horton of Alamance County, Carolyn Jean Hawkins of Clayton, Aaron Oldham (Gloria), Yvette H. Allison (Joe), Yvonne H. Mebane (James) and Cindy Horton of Chapel Hill. In addition, he leaves behind siblings Doris H. Cotton of Chapel Hill, Frances H. Taylor of Pittsboro, Joe Horton (Ellen) of Chapel Hill and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

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Memorial Service
October 3, 2021

1:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home Inc
112 S Graham St. P.O. Box 17235
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

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