HORTON, Buford Edward was born June 23, 149 in Dayton, Ohio to parents B. E. Horton and Julia Mae Wright-Horton. Buford passed away March 16, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was a resident of Dayton, Ohio for 70 Years, he was a childhood member of First Baptist Church of Ridgewood Heights ( Crown Point ). Buford had worked for the City of Dayton and other various jobs for many years. He was an all time Champion Boxer and won the "Tough Man" contest for many years at the Hara Arena and he was the King of Crown Point. He was a great father to his children, a great grandfather, uncle and brother.
Buford was preceded in death by his parents, son Buford E. Horton Jr. He Leaves to cherish his memory his beloved and devoted children, Marquieta Walder, Antonia Smith, Darah "Lady" Horton, Julia "Boogie" Horton(Anthony), Jacquelyn "Dawn" Horton, Natasha "Nikki" Horton, Erica Horton, Regina Horton, Angela Horton, and John Horton. Thirty-five grandchildren and Eight Great grandchildren. Brother Curtis Horton Sr.(Anna), Sister Leola Baldwin (Bill), Julia "Peggy" Horton, JaCintha Flipping, Eleanor Pinkard, nieces and nephews and cousins, special friends Dennis Buford and Alma Hawkins.
Services 11am Monday March 23, 2020 at Mount Enon Missionary Baptist Church, 1501 W. Third St. Dayton, Ohio 45402. Interment West Memory Gardens. Pryor Funeral Home.
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