Robert Horton Sr.
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Robert Horton Sr.
Robert Horton Sr.
Robert Horton Sr., 74, of Beeville, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.

Mr. Horton was born May 9, 1938, in Richards to Ada Aline (Brister) and Clinton Forrest Horton. He married Gwendolyn Duplessis in Reno, Nev., on Aug. 30, 1958, and served in the U.S. Navy. He was a truck driver, an avid fisherman and outdoorsman and a member of The Motorcycle Club of Beeville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Bessie Witherspoon; and a brother, William Horton.

Survivors include his wife, Gwen Horton of Beeville; a daughter, Cheryl Lee of Corpus Christi; three sons, Robert (Gracie) Horton Jr. of Beeville, Ross Horton of Eloy, Ariz., and Vincent (Elena) Horton of San Antonio; nine grandchildren, Nicholas Mooney, Clinton Mooney, Kenneth Lee, Melissa Lee, Kristy Horton, Robby Horton, Vincent Horton Jr., Veronica Puente and Becky Garcia; 10 great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Milton (Dot) Horton of Big Spring, Franklin (Ellen) Horton of Canton and Kenneth (Linda) Horton of New York.

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Clayton Elder officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Philip’s Episcopal Church.

Galloway & Sons Funeral Home
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February 11, 2013
Bob, thank you so much to accepting two little girls as your own grandchildren. I love you so much and will miss you dearly but your smile and tight hugs is what I will miss the most. I pray for The Lords peace and comfort to be Gwen, my dad and the rest of my family.

Love you always,

Veronica Puente
February 08, 2013
To Gwen and the entire Horton family. My heart and preyers go out to you all in this time of sorrow. I miss you all and love you. God bless you always.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Payne, Jr.

New Orleans, La.
February 06, 2013
My prayers and thoughts go out to my aunt and the family, uncle Robert will be truly missed. From his stern stare to that heart warming smile. I love you and will miss you.