William “Bill” Howard Horton, 89, of Nacogdoches, Texas passed away on May 18, 2020 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Born January 9, 1931 in Timpson, Texas, to the late William Dottra Horton and Ruth Lee (East) Horton. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Tennessee Presbyterian Church with Bro. Levi Cohorst officiating. Interment will follow at Tennessee Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Timpson, Texas.
Bill was raised in Timpson and Nacogdoches. He joined the Army and served his country in the National Guard. He met the love of his life, Bobbi Wright, and the two were married. They raised their family in Nacogdoches. His passion for music led him to playing a steel guitar in a band most of his life. He was a welder by trade. Playing music, reading, and cooking on his pit were things he enjoyed doing later in life. He loved his kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids very much. They brought joy to him.
He is survived by his grandchildren, Jeanne Guinther, Lindsey Vaughan, Caleb Horton, Regan Brock, Autumn Horton, Rebecca Bradford; and several great grandchildren.
Bill is preceded in death by his wife, Bobbi Horton; son, Michael Howard Horton; daughter, Jeanne Martin; and sister, Peggy Ruth Cook.
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Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, is in charge of arrangements.