george wayne horton


September 13. 1937 ~ August 8, 2022

George Wayne Horton, 84, passed away Monday, August 8, 2022, at Chatham Hospital in Siler City.

The funeral service was held 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at Donaldson Funeral Home and Crematory with Rev. Bob Wachs officiating. Wayne was laid to rest at the Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Cary.

Wayne, the son of the late George Watts and Grace Olivia Horton, was employed with the Tip Top Bread Company, Sunbeam Bread Company and Fisher-Rex Sandwich Company for nearly 45 years before retiring. He was preceded in death by his wife, LaVerne Ransdell.

Survivors include his son, Gregory Wayne Horton of Siler City; his daughters, Deborah Carolyn Horton and Michelle Horton Rimmer, both of Siler City; two granddaughters; and his sister, Frances Horton Williams of Raleigh.