George William Horton, 89, husband to Oenone Cole Horton for 36 years, died Saturday, November 6, 2021, at his home. Born in Galio, Ohio, he was a son of the late William Edward Horton and Anna Hailey Horton. Mr. Horton was a member of Westside Baptist Church. He was a retired U. S. Air Force veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant with 24 years of service. He loved God, country and his family. Surviving are his wife of Sumter; one son, Guy Horton of San Antonio, TX; two grandchildren; several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister. Graveside services will be held at 10 A.M. Thursday in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors. On-line condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.