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Charles Ernest Horton, Kingsport

Published August 15th, 2011 7:02 am

Charles Ernest Horton, 91, Kingsport, died Saturday, August 13 at his home.
Born in Columbia, SC, he was a 1st Sgt in the Army and fought in World War II and was a POW. He was a salesman for Moore Business Forms for 40 years and was a resident of the Tri-Cities for 48 years. He was a member of Cassidy United Methodist Church and delivered Meals on Wheels for 10 years with his wife of 71 years, Marjorie.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Horton, Kingsport; a daughter, Marcia Toomey and her husband, Rick of Kingsport; a daughter, Kim Rannick and her husband, Glenn of Gray; four grandchildren, Laurie Montgomery and her husband Rob, Justin Rannick and his wife, Kari, Jamie McAmis and his wife, Jill, and Josh Rannick and his wife, Betsy; and three great-grandchildren, Mariah Montgomery, Matt Montgomery, and Jake Rannick.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 16, from 5 to 6 p.m. at Cassidy United Methodist Church. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. with Pastor Chuck Griffin officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Children’s Ministries at Cassidy United Methodist Church, 5801 Memorial Boulevard, Kingsport, TN 37664-4364.
The family expresses its deepest appreciation to their extended family of caregivers and to Caris for their love, care, and support for Charles during his time of need.
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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport is serving the family of Charles Ernest Horton.