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Richard Horton

Richard Clarence Horton

05/04/1934 - 04/10/2020
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Obituary

Kannapolis

Richard C. Horton, Dad and Poppy, age 85, passed away April 10, 2020 after a long illness. He was born May 4, 1934 in Rutland, VT and was the son of Clarence N. Horton and Bernice R. Cassels (Wood).

Richard married Claudia Smith in 1959 and together they raised six daughters and one son. The pair divorced in 1987 and he married Donna Cyr of Rutland, VT in 2006. The couple resided in Kannapolis, NC.

Richard was proud to serve in the US Marine Corp and fought in the Korean War. He retired from GE and was a devoted member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Rutland. Richard loved baking and many people will remember him for his delicious pastries and cakes. Aside from being a talented baker Richard was an incredible artist. His works grace the homes of his immediate and extended family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Horton; his son, Shawn; daughters, Judy, Rebecca, Tracy, Pippa, Erin and Nicole; his step-daughters, Cindy, Lisa, Valerie, Marybeth and Charles. His legacy also extends to his eighteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving parents; his brother, Al and his sister, Sadie.

A celebration of his life will be held in the summer of 2020 in Vermont.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org

Cabarrus Funeral, Cremation & Cemetery of Concord is serving the Horton family.
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Paul Balestra

Posted at 03:57pm
I spent many days in the Horton house as a youth and remember him well. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. God Bless
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Darlene Horton

Posted at 04:58pm
Sorry for your loss. My mother remembers Clarence and Bernice Horton. They were relatives of Roy Horton, who was my grandfather. And Erie Horton was my fathers uncle, Ronald Horton Sr. God bless you all. Darlene Horton
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Sharon Conte

Posted at 10:31am
Donna and family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Richard. I know your heart is breaking, but I pray your wonderful memories of him and better times will comfort you.

Love, Sharon Conte, Sam's Hearing Center
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