The Leesburg Daily Commercial our of Leesburg, FL published Oct 12, 1982
Thomas V. Horton, 79, of 1102 Susan Street., Leesburg, died Monday at Leesburg Regional Medical Center. 
Born in Ashland, Ky, he moved to Leesburg from Charleston, WVa in 1957. He retired from Atlantic Greyhound Bus Lines 
where he had served as a driver for 28 years and six years as Inspector and Supervisor of Transportation, Northern Division at Leesburg, 
and was a member of the First Christian Church of Leesburg. 
Survivors include his wife, Josie of  Leesburg; two sons, Charles R. and Dee Thomas, both of Leesburg; 
two daughters, Ruth Goshorn of Leesburg and Vera Figgar of Longword; a brother, Clyde R. Horton of Louisville, Ky; 
11 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.


Uncle Tom was cremated.

Thomas Virgil Horton was born March 9, 1903 in Ashland, Boyd Co., KY to James Knox Polk Horton and Vena Amanda Rice of Carter Co., KY. 
Thomas Virgil Horton died Oct 11, 1982 at Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg, Lake Co., Fl. 
He was married to Josephine Louise Dixon born March 18, 1903 in Ashland, Boyd Co., KY and died Dec 30, 1992 in Leesburg, Lake Co.,Fl.


1. Charles Raymond Horton born July 8, 1922 Ashland, Boyd Co., KY died Jan 3, 2004 Holly Pond, Alabama

2. Ruth Lucille Horton born Aug 12, 1923 Ashland, Boyd Co., KY died July 25, 2006 Wildwood, Sumter Co.,FL married
    Robert Lew Goshorn born June 17, 1919 Charleston, Kanawha Co., WV died Nov 12, 2006 Leesburg, Lake Co., FL

3. Vera Mae Horton born Dec 3, 1925 Boyd Co., KY still living in 2004 in Lake Co., FL married James R. Figgatt, status unknown)

4. Thomas Dee Horton born Oct 4, 1929 Boyd Co., KY, still living as of 2008 in Arab, Alabama

Submitted by: Mrs. Ann Horton Mefford - turtle111 at

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