Funeral services for Mike Horton, 72, of Wills Point, are scheduled for 10:00 am, Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at White Rose Cemetery. Family visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service.
Mike passed away November 19, 2022, in Sunnyvale,TX.
Millard Michael Horton was born July 14, 1950, in Dallas, TX, to the late Millard Philmore and Edna Maybelle Raley Horton. He was raised in the Pleasant Grove area in Dallas and graduated from W. W. Samuel High School. He married Judy McBride in Rockwall on September 12, 1980. Mike was employed with Southwestern Bell in 1969 and retired from AT&T in 2012. He was a Christian and was of the Baptist faith. He loved reading, woodworking, race cars, but most of all, spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Millard Philmore Horton and Edna Maybelle Raley Horton; sister, Sharon Hargis and brother-in-law, Paul.
Mike is survived by his wife, Judy Horton of Wills Point; sons, Michael Horton and wife, Megan of Irving and James Horton and wife, Virginia of Copperas Cove; daughter, Holly Strawther and husband, Paul of Plano; brother, Harold Horton and wife, Debbie of Palmer; sisters, Linda Horton and her partner, Becky Horton of Dallas and Elaine Carpenter and husband, Dale of Alabama; grandchildren, Colten Horton and wife, Karina of Terrell, Ashley Horton of Terrell, Bella Horton of Irving, Aizlynn Horton, Sarah Horton, Susie Horton and Jesse Horton, all of Copperas Cove; great great-grandchildren, Olivia and Hazel Horton of Terrell; and many other relatives and friends.