James Pierce Horton

James Pierce Horton

Windsor, VA
08.10.1940 - 10.27.2017
Nansemond County

James Pierce Horton, 77, of Windsor, VA went to be with the lord on October 27, 2017. Born in Nansemond County, he was the son of the late Eldridge Horton, Martha (Gray) Horton, and the late Lillian James King Horton Cobb of Norfolk, Virginia.

He retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation in Suffolk after 36 years as a mechanic. He was a faithful member of Tucker Swamp Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years; Betty Stephenson Horton; a son, David Horton (Michelle); daughters, Annette Bradshaw (Brad), and Angel Darden (Shawn) all of Windsor; grandchildren, Katie Babb (Jamie), Gavin Horton (Tiffany Rapp, girlfriend), Troy Horton, Austin Darden, and Blake Darden; brothers, Douglas Horton (Brenda) of Richmond, Virginia, and Jerry Horton of North Carolina. James loved his children and grandchildren dearly.

A funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Steve Bradshaw at Tucker Swamp Baptist Church on Monday October 30, 2017 at 2:00pm. Burial will follow in Central Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. in Suffolk on Sunday October 29, 2017 from 3:00 – 5:00pm.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Virginia Chapter, 6350 Center Drive, Suite 102 Norfolk, Virginia 23502. Condolences may be offered to the family at RWBakerfh.com

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R.W. Baker & Co.
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
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Tucker Swamp Baptist Church
37527 Seacock Chapel Rd
Zuni, VA 23898
United States


Central Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
10270 Central Hill Road
Windsor, VA 23487
United States


betty and family, James was a wonderful man and will be sorely missed by all. Thank God we were able to be around him as long as we were .

larry and jean dilday

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