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Richard Horton

January 28, 1928 ~ April 28, 2022 (age 94)

Obituary

Richard Charles Horton, affectionately called “R.C.” by family and friends, was born on January 28, 1928 to the late Earnest and Lolet Horton in Webb, Mississippi.  He was the second oldest of ten siblings. Three siblings, two children and his wife Mary Meadly preceded him in death.  R.C. departed this life on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at the Aperion Care in Dolton, Illinois.

R.C. accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Sturdivant Chapel Baptist Church in Glendora, MS.

He was educated in the Tallahassee Public School District. R.C. move to Chicago and worked at Hall Publishing Company for many years. He was a member of New Faith Missionary Baptist Church for over 20 years.

R.C. enjoyed being around his family and friends.  He leaves to cherish his memories two brothers, Eldon (Lucille) and Earnest Jr, (Freddie) four sisters, Earnestine, Bernadine, Dorothy (O.V.) and Evalet.  Five children Pauline (Michael), Robert (Carol), Johnny, Aubrey, Louise and Nine grandchildren, Robyn, Chris, Charles, Eric, Buriel, Kelvin, Tamara, Shawn and Michael. A host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 6, 2022

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
New Faith Missionary Baptist Church
8400 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60620

Funeral Service
Friday
May 6, 2022

11:30 AM
New Faith Missionary Baptist Church
8400 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60620

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