Ray Dorsey Horton was born November 27, 1953 to the late Vance, Jr. and Willett Horton of Jackson, TN. He entered eternal rest on August 19, 2022, after a long illness. He accepted Christ at an early age. Ray was a hard worker. He enjoyed sports. The Chicago Bulls and Chicago Bears were a couple of his favorites. He enjoyed spending time with his family, playing dominoes and spades. He was kind and sweet hearted. Ray was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Hazel Neely Horton; brothers, James and Donald; sisters, Mae Catherine, Addie, Mary, Louise and Cheyenne; nieces, Kindra and Felicia; and a stepson, Jerome Neely. He leaves to cherish his memories, his daughters, Kristia Horton and Traci Horton both of Chicago, IL; son, Brandon Horton of North Carolina; step-children, Jerome (Brandi) Neely, Donnie (Angela) Neely, Terry (Hope) House, Traci (Mesghana) House, Sherry House and Bonita (Brian) McKnight all of Jackson, TN and Melinda (Amesha) Bond of Indiana; his sisters, Gloria Daniels of Nashville, Ruth (Percy) Roby of Rockford, IL, and Nora Horton Stewart of Jackson, TN; brother, Robert (Sheryl) Horton of Rockford, IL, as well as a host of nieces, nephews and friends who will always cherish his memory.