Donald C Horton, age 91 of Cookeville, passed from this life Saturday, December 15, 2018,
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Mr. Horton was born Monday, November 14, 1927, in Newport, Tennessee to the late Christopher Columbus and Emma Horton.
He served in the Army 7th Infantry Division in the Pacific during World War II. Donald was a loving, devoted, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, a special friend to Anna Ruth Burroughs and friend to many others. He worked in financial institutions for forty years and appraised real estate until his retirement. He was a graduate from the University of Tennessee, member of the First Baptist Church of Cookeville, and a very avid golfer.
He is survived by:
2 daughters and 1 Son-in-law:
Sally and Randy Pippin of Birmingham, AL
Libby Swink of Nashville, TN
Jack Horton of Cookeville, TN
John "Bubba" Horton of Cookeville, TN
4 Great grandchildren:
Natalie, Holly, Libby, and Thomas
1 Great- granddaughter:
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years Betty (Sharp) Horton, sister Ruth Horton, and brother Jack Horton.