Gary Rance Horton, of Milner, Ga., passed away at home on Feb. 12, 2012. He was a long-time resident of Lockport, Joliet, and Elwood, Ill., and had lived in Georgia since 1988. Gary was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He proudly served in the U.S. Marines, and retired from Ecolab where he was a maintenance coordinator.

Gary was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Donna, and son, Michael, his brother, Haskell, and his mother, Lilly Percey. Gary is survived by many loved ones, including a brother, Earl; three stepdaughters, Kerri, Dawn, and Dana; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two nieces; three great-nieces; two nephews; one great-nephew, and one great-great-nephew. A memorial was held on Feb. 18, and he was laid to rest next to his beloved wife on Feb. 19.