Everett Willard Horton, 80 of Douglasville, passed away, Tuesday, Jan. 29. He was born July 29, 1932 in Clay County, AL., to the late Egbert Willard Horton and Musie Jane Cavender Horton. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy, Korean Theatre, and worked during his career as a Security Guard. He attended Bright Star Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents, Egbert Willard Horton and Musie Jane Cavender Horton, he was also preceded in death by his sister: Ida Horton Whittermore; brothers: Edward Horton and Elmo Horton.
Survivors are his daughter and son-in-law: Debbie and Jimmy Kight of Senoia, son and daughter-in-law: Ronnie and Fey Horton of Stockbridge; step-son: Larry Wallace of Duluth; step-daughter: Janet Wallace of McDonough; grandchildren: Steven and Erica Kight of Ocala, FL., Mandy and Mike Davis of Newnan, Samantha Horton of Stockbridge; great grandchildren: Trace Davis, Austyn Davis and Aubree Davis; good friends: Sandy and Dwight Ferguson and Charles Boykin, all of Douglasville.
Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Tim Constien officiating. The U.S. Navy will provide military honors.
The family will receive friends, Saturday, Feb. 2, from 11 a.m. until the service hour of 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
In accordance with his wishes, his body has been cremated.
You may share your thoughts and memories in the online guestbook at www.hightowersmemorial.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hightower’s Memorial Chapel and Cremation Service, Douglasville. For more information, call 770-489-2818.