John W. “Cubby” Horton, Jr.
John W. “Cubby” Horton, Jr., 82, of Hudson, RD Philipsburg, died Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College.
Born December 23, 1934, in Philipsburg, he was a son of the late John W. Horton, Sr. and Dorothy G. (Milgilvery) Horton.
He was a self-employed backhoe operator throughout his working career.
He was married on October 13, 1955, in Cumberland, Maryland, to the former Dorothy J. Coudriet, who survives at home.
John is also survived by three daughters: Barbara Conklin, of Philipsburg, Cindy Kent and her husband, Daniel, of Morrisdale and Teresa Robertson and her companion, Randy Mick, of Madera; one son, Melvin Horton, of Hudson, RD Philipsburg; five grandchildren: Diane Conklin, of West Decatur, Charles Conklin, Jr., of Kylertown, Tara Kent, of Winburne, Dustin Timko, of Kylertown and Brittany Robertson – Edison and her husband, Kyle, of Henderson, Nevada; ten great-grandchildren; one sister, Brenda Horton and her companion, John Merritt, of Wallaceton; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Fidelles Rinehart; and one brother, Robert Horton.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg, with Pastor Jennifer Heikes and Rev. John T. Dill, Co-Officiating.
Visitation will be on Monday, February 6, 2017, from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home; and on Tuesday, from 10:00 am until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Philipsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in “Cubby’s” memory to the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg, Pa 16866.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and share memories at www.beezerheathfh.com