Harold Horton Jr.

Died: July 13, 2019
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Harold H. Horton Jr., 96, of Vestal, NY, passed away peacefully on July 13, 2019. Harold was born to Harold H. Horton Sr. and Myrtle Anna Horton, February 9, 1923, in Ghent, PA. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Mary Horton and his brother Kenneth Horton. He is survived by his three children Cindy (Julius) Adams, David (Mary) Horton, Brian (Susan) Horton, eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Harold served in the US Army during WWII in the 291st Field Artillery Observation Battalion where he received a Bronze Star for displaying unlimited energies and great courage in the face of great difficulties by making the work of the radio section effective. Upon being discharged, he completed his education, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Clarkson University. Harold worked his entire career as an engineer and eventually owned his own business (Keytronics) until he retired in 2008 at age 85. He was a 73 year member of the Scottish Rite Bodies Valley of Towanda, Williamsport Consistory, 32nd Degree. He traveled the world with People to People enhancing the cultural experiences through friendship and knowledge.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday July 20th at 12 pm at the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott, with Reverend Lisa Heckman officiating. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home Saturday from 11 am until service time at 12 pm. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal, NY at a later date. The family requests that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org in Harold’s memory. The family wishes to thank all the dedicated staff at Elizabeth Church Manor who showed him so much care and compassion over the last few years.

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Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Allen Memorial Home


511-513 East Main Street
Endicott, NY 13760

Service Information

Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm

Allen Memorial Home


511-513 East Main Street
Endicott, NY 13760

Cemetery Information

Vestal Hills Memorial Park Cemetery


3997 Old Vestal Road, Vestal, NY, 13850

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Wounded Warrior Project

P.O. Box 758517
Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517
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