Robert Gene Horton
Robert 'Bobby' Gene Horton, 47, Diamond, MO, passed away June 20, 2019 in a motor vehicle accident. Bobby was born July 21, 1971, in Neosho, MO, the son of Jay and Ella Mae (Solley) Horton, the middle child of three.
He grew up in Powell, MO. He was a truck driver for YT & E Transport, in Neosho. Bobby lived life to the fullest, enjoying traveling, working on small engines, four wheeling and collecting items to tinker with.
Bobby never met a stranger and loved spending time with his family and friends. He was a good person and will be forever loved and dearly missed by everyone.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Anita, of Diamond; daughter, Felisha Holliday, of Lowell, AR, daughter, Nikki Babbs, of Rocky Comfort; stepson, Houston Lietzke, of Diamond; stepdaughter, Amanda McBride, of Diamond; granddaughter, Hollie Lietzke, of Diamond; brother, David Horton, of Rocky Comfort; sister, Elizabeth Creason, of Springdale, AR; and multiple nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and stepson, Wesly Wood.
Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, June 26, at 10 a.m. at the Diamond First Baptist Church, Pastor Keith Brumfield will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 7 pm at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Contributions, in memory of Bobby, may be made to the Diamond Improvement Group, in care of Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.
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Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Published on June 23, 2019


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