Obituary of James A. Horton Sr.
James Alvah Horton Sr. of Phillipsport, a retired well driller and lifelong resident of the area, died Wednesday, June 19, 2019 in Nanuet. He was 78.
The son of the late Edwin Horton and Alice Fenner Horton, he was born November 7, 1940 in Campbell Hall.
James was a veteran serving in the United States Army.
Survivors include his three children: Shirley England (Christopher England), Karen Ciano (Charles Spink), and James Horton Jr. (Laurie Burger); seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was predeceased by a brother, Clarence; and a sister, Shirley.
Family & friends are invited to gather on Monday, June 24 from 1:00 to 3:00pm at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 111 Sullivan Street in Wurtsboro, with a funeral service starting at 3:00pm. Burial with military honors will follow at the Poplar Grove Cemetery in Phillipsport.
Arrangements under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Wurtsboro. For additional information or to send an online condolence, please visit www.kennyfuneralhome.com .To send flowers to the family of James Horton Sr., please visit Tribute Store
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