Henry Lynn Horton, 88, went to be with the Lord on the morning of Thursday, December 20th, 2018 at his home in Chesapeake, Virginia. He was born on March 29th, 1930 in Gainesville, Texas. Henry was the son of Fredrick and Ovelia Horton. On October 15, 1974 Henry married the love of his life, Nancy. They were happily married for 46 years. Henry served for 20 years in the United States Navy. He retired as a Sonar Technician Chief Petty Officer. After the military Henry work for Lockheed Martin, retiring after 27 years.
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Henry had a passion for Chevrolet Corvair. He was a member of the Tidewater Corvair Club. Henry also loved his Dallas Cowboys, from the time the organization began. He also enjoyed he church activities, he faithfully attended church at Bethany Freewill Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife, also his nine children, Linda McDaniel, John Horton, Steven Horton, Julie Welcome, Douglas Horton, Sandra Kittle, Stephen Foster, Valerie Garcia and Robert Horton. Henry is also survived by a host of Grandchildren, and Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Brother, Robert W. Horton.
The Visitation will be held at Bethany Freewill Baptist Church at 2430 Azalea Garden Rd. Norfolk, VA 23513 on December 26th, 2018 at 11:00 am. Followed by the Funeral Service at 12:00 pm. The Graveside Service will be held at Albert G Horton Jr Memorial Veterans Cemetery 5310 Milners Rd, Suffolk, VA 23434 on December 26th at 3:00 pm.
In leu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.
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Thank you, Chief Petty Officer Horton, for your service to our country.