Guy "Butch" Horton Jr.


AMBOY – Guy "Butch" Horton Jr., 76, of Amboy, died on Monday Sept. 20, 2021 at KSB Hospital in Dixon.

There will be a graveside service at 2 p.m. on Friday Sept. 24, 2021 at Prairie Repose Cemetery in Amboy.

He was born on April 4, 1945 in Sterling, the son of Guy and Fern (Shultz) Horton.

He is survived by his three sons David Horton, Darrel Horton, Danny Horton; sister Dory (Dale) Lawson of Dixon; two brothers Marion (Kathy) Horton of Dixon, Larry Horton of Texas. Butch is also survived by his long-time companion Sue Jones of Amboy and her family Sam (Judy) Jones, Willie (Betsy) Jones, Andy (Karen) Jones and their families all of Amboy.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents, and step-father, Roy Isenberg.

Butch worked as a chemical applicator in the Shabbona area and maintenance at Prairie Repose Cemetery for several years. He was a member of the Shabbona Lions Club and Shabbona Fire Dept.

Memorial donations in Butch's memory can be made to St. Jude Children Hospital.

Arrangements by the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy.

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