Michael Earl Horton


Mr. Michael Earl Horton, age 61, Jonesborough, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 at his residence.
Mr. Horton was born in Fresno, California and the son of the late Earl & Delsie Massey Horton. He was also preceded in death by a son, Toby Randal Oliver and a brother, Milford Horton.
He was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Horton was an OLS Operator for Hexpol. He was a loving family man who had a passion for riding his Harley Davidson.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy “Duke” Crawford Horton, Jonesborough; sons, Michael “Shane” Horton and his wife, Misty, Stanley Brance Horton and partner Sam Baker and Mack Sanders; daughter, Jodi Martin; sisters, Merita Warden, Sandy Verwey, Mary Etta Adams and Kay Martinusen; grandchildren, Christopher Horton, Gavin Horton, Avery Grace Martin, Willow Horton, Caleb Blankenship, Jake Broyles, Savannah Broyles, Hunter Sanders, Matthew Sanders and Mackenzie Sanders;several nephews and nieces; and his beloved dog, Jake.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Jim Montag & Staff, Jonesborough Community Care, Melissa Turner, RN and the entire Avalon Hospice team.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Monday, July 23, 2018 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. John H. Moore officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 pm Monday prior to the service. Interment services will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Shane Horton, Brance Horton, Mack Sanders, Gavin Horton, Caleb Blankenship and Charles Derry.

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07-26-2018 Sandra Horton Verwey
We are going to miss the fun and laughter we've had with you over the past year and a half. Be at peace Brother Mike.
07-24-2018 Shirley Roark
Kathy, Jodie and family, So very sorry for your loss. Sending many prayers for you and your families during this time. The video tribute to Mike was very moving.
07-22-2018 David and Teresa Knight
So sorry for your lost, prayers for you and your family.
07-22-2018 Michael and Zeta Blankenship
Sending our love, prayers, and sorrow for your loss. May the Lord gather your family close and give you peace and comfort throughout this difficult time.
07-21-2018 Vicky Penley
Kathy, Mike will be missed by so many. Love you all. If you need me you know I am just a phone call away. Me and the girls will see you soon.


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