Robert Lewis Horton (88) of Chester, NJ passed away on December 1, 2018 in Morristown, NJ. Robert was born on October 14, 1930 in Elizabeth, NJ. He served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot for 30 years. He was a hardworking family man with a strong faith in God. Robert will be remembered most as a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
He is survived by his eight children, Robert E. (Jane) Horton, Cathy H. (Ken) Drumwright, Kenneth L. (Lisa) Horton, David W. (Nancy) Horton, Mark S. (Jackie) Horton, Jeffrey C. (Robin) Horton, Timothy F. (Camille) Horton, Russell G. (Lucy) Horton; 20 grandchildren; 6 ½ great-grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by his beloved wife Dorothy, who passed on November 4, 2017.
A Celebration of Robert's Life will include a visitation on Thursday December 6, 2018 from 9:00am to 10:00am at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ (908) 879-3090. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 10:00am following the visitation. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester, NJ.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Community Presbyterian Church, PO box 148, Chester, NJ 07930.