Samuel Joseph Horton
November 5, 1949 – November 22, 2020
Selma – Samuel Joseph Horton “Joe”, 71 Passed away unexpectedly on Sunday at his home. He was born in Lenoir County to Charles and Helen Lynn Horton. He was the proud proprietor of Horton Hauling Company for more than 15 years.
Joe was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Joe enjoyed go-kart racing and fishing with friends for many years and has traveled all over the country. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
Joe is survived by his wife of nearly 40 years, Helen St. Claire Horton, daughter, Lindsey Horton Weaver (Isaac Welker); son, Shannon Horton (Barbara); grandchildren, John-Lindsay Weaver, Charlotte St. Claire Welker, Raley Horton, Kenzie Welker and Tatum Welker; 3 sisters, Pamela Bunch (Danny), Deborah Gray, and Susan Barron; 3 nieces and 3 nephews, Christy Peterson, Abigail Gray, Brittany Poindexter, Matthew Bunch, Tyler Bunch and Zachary Barron.
He was preceded in death by his Mother, Helen Lloyd, Stepfather and the man who raised him, Macon Lloyd, and Charles Horton, his biological father.
A memorial service to honor the life of Samuel “Joe” Horton will be held at a later date.
Arrangements with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com
Helen and Lindsay I am so sorry for your loose. Mrs. Riordan told me. Again accept my deepest sympathy from the bottom of my heart. I work with your mom at Jones Dairy Elementary Shool. Sincerely rose brown.
So sorry for your loss.
I will miss you my brother
Sorry I never got to meet you, my brother. Your sister, Sandra Power.
Lindsey, I am very sorry for your loose. My deepest sympathy, I’ll keep you and your family in my prayers.
Your journey has come to an end as a Brother ,Father, Grandfather and Friend. You have earned your wings through God’s Mercy and Love. May you rest in peace until we meet again. Your sister, Pam will always love you.
Helen and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.