of Fortville, IN
February 7, 1949 - June 24, 2020
Jack F. "Arky" Horton, age 71, of Fortville, Indiana passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at IU Saxony Hospital. He was born February 7, 1949 in Snowball, Arkansas to Ted & Ina Bethel (Honeycut) Horton. Arky moved to Indiana from Arkansas at the age of 16. He formed G & H Drywall with his partner Woody Gibson and operated it for over 30 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, watching westerns & NASCAR. More than anything, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. Jack is survived by his wife, Bonnie (Adams) Horton whom he married on August 8, 2005; children, James E. Horton of Fortville and Janet and Jackie Horton of Greenfield; step-children, Jeffrey and Toby Rowland of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Jesse (Jena) Grady, Nicholas (Carly) Horton, Braden Garretson, Quincy Rowland, Heather (Troy) Harper, Shana Stutz & Harlow Rowland; three great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters; sisters, Jan Gray, Shirlene Reves and Loraine (Ron) Turney; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Ina Horton; brothers, T.J. Horton, James Paul Ray Horton and John T. Horton; and sisters; Kathy E. McEntire & Isa Lea Hensley.Memorial services for Jack will be 10:30 AM Saturday, August 8th, 2020 at Pleasant Grove Church near Marsena, Arkansas with Bro. Shane Horton officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.