Gary Horton, husband of Joyce Horton of Beattyville, Kentucky and the son of Robert (Bob) and Maude Brandenburg Horton was born in Oneida, Kentucky on February 28, 1950 and departed this life in Lexington, Kentucky on Sunday, April 20, 2019 at the age of 69 years, 1 month, and 23 days. He was Mason of the Proctor Lodge and a former school bus driver for the Lee County Board of Education.
In addition to his wife, Gary is survived by two sons, Brian and James Horton both of Clay City, Kentucky; two grandsons, Anthony Horton of Beattyville, Kentucky and Dylan Horton of Clay City; three granddaughters, Riana Grace Horton, Ariana Paige Leigh, and Brittany Elkins all of Clay City; 2 great grandchildren, Darren and Peyton Elkins both of Clay City; three brothers, Jack Horton and wife Nettie of Lexington, Kentucky, Bill Horton of Irvine, Kentucky, and Donnie Horton and wife Tillie of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; one sister, Terry Booth and husband Charles of Beattyville, Kentucky; and a host of nieces and nephews; and a very special pet, Buford.
Gary is preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Bobby Gene Horton.