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Robert Duane Horton
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Birth: Nov. 26, 1928
Death: Feb. 8, 2011


Bob or Duane as he was known to his family and old school friends was born at home on November 26, 1928 to Herbert & Margaret Horton on what is now Horton Lane in Mount Vernon. He died on February 8th at his home not far from there with his wife Margaret and some of his family by his side.

He attended local schools and graduated from Mount Vernon High School with the class of 1946. He then joined the Army and served in Korea.

He had 5 sons Glen (Bonnie) Gene ( Alma) Patrick (Lorie) Paul (Anna) and Scott who died in infancy. He had 7 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

In August 1994 he married Margaret Oliver in Bellingham. He was much loved by her children Vanessa (John) Rowena (Don) Lucy (Jim) Chris (Holly) and Jeremy (Nancy) and her 8 grandchildren.

He is survived by his younger sister Joyce (Bob) Shaffer.

He worked as an operating engineer for a lot of years building many roads in the area. He was one of the first car racers at Skagit Speedway. He enjoyed flying, fishing and woodworking. He often put up a tough front but was a kind generous gentleman underneath with a heart of gold.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Herbert Anthony Horton (1895 - 1984)
  Margaret Irene McKay Horton (1895 - 1963)
 
 Sibling:
  James Alex Horton (1917 - 2004)*
  Robert Duane Horton (1928 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hawthorne Memorial Park
Mount Vernon
Skagit County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Tracker
Originally Created by: anonymous
Record added: Feb 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65448653
Robert Duane Horton
Added by: Barb
 
Robert Duane Horton
Added by: Barb
 
Robert Duane Horton
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Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace.
- Barb
 Added: Feb. 10, 2011
United States Army.
- anonymous
 Added: Feb. 10, 2011
 
 
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