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Visitation

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Sunday August 1st, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Memorial Service

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Sunday August 1st, 2021
2:00pm

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Harold Art Horton

Harold Art Horton, 72, of Hurdle Mills, went to his final home with the Lord on July 28, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.

A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, August 1, 2021 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Pastor Ethan Fisher officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at the home of Karen and Joseph Wheby, 8103 Rogers Court, Greensboro.

Harold was born in Person County to the late James Harold Horton and Nellie Crews Horton. He also had a son, the late Allen V. Ross. He worked in the tobacco market for many years as head bookkeeper and then became an estimator with Enpuricon, where he developed lifetime friendships with his colleagues. He had a real estate broker license, general contractor license and loved working on his farm, tractors, gardening and art. In his younger years he enjoyed racing cars. He was good at construction and building anything. He enjoyed his family and had a great sense of humor.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Betty Johnson Horton; daughters, Gina Ross Morton, Karen Ross Wheby and husband, Joseph, Julie Ross Hall and husband, Raymond; grandchildren, Alexandra Grey Blackwell, Patrick Art Ross (like a son), Garrett Austin Hall, Hailey Elizabeth Hall and Joseph “Joey” Robert Wheby; sister, Joy Horton Hill and husband, Terry; special friend, Lindsay Devers; nephew, Jonathan Hill.

Memorials may be made online for The 2021 Victory Ride to Cure Cancer (Team: Harold Horton) and can also be mailed to The 2021 Victory Ride to cure cancer, Attn: Victory Ride, The V Foundation, 14600 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513.


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A candle was lit in memory of Harold Horton

Kathy Hoffman Aug 7 2021 1:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Horton

Joe Arnold Walker Aug 2 2021 6:43 PM

So sorry for your loss! My prayers are for all of you.

Carol Jones Aug 2 2021 11:42 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Horton

Rachel Martin Aug 1 2021 3:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Horton

Brenda and Larry Stephens Aug 1 2021 9:29 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Horton

Jennifer Narron Jul 31 2021 11:00 PM

All, I will miss Harold greatly. His was a good man with a good heart. And above all a good friend.

Christopher Hoffman Jul 31 2021 7:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Horton

Annie & Russ Stevenson Jul 31 2021 1:21 PM

We plant tobacco on his farm in Bushy Fork we have always loved learning and listening to his stories, our community will miss him so much!! Much love!
Greg and Tammy Blalock and family and the Farms of Bushy Fork Inc

Tammy And Greg Blalock Jul 31 2021 12:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Horton

Robbin Smith Jul 30 2021 5:56 PM

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