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“I WORKED FOR AND WITH NATE FOR MANY YEARS AT GE. MY SENCERE SYMPATHY TO ALL OF NATES FAMILY ON YOUR LOSS HE WAS A GREAT LEADER AND AN...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: DONALD BUSSICK - FORT WAYNE, IN

“Nate Horton was one of the leadership giants of Fort Wayne - General Electric in the 1970's!! He was a mentor, peer and associate of mine. ...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: David & Barbara Gifford - MO

“Terry and I are so sad to learn of your loss, but we know you have many happy memories of Nate to sustain you and help you through this difficult...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Barbara and Terry Fenzl - Phoenix, AZ

“Tom and a Mike and FamilySorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Nate from First Missionary and YFC gatherings. He was always an encouragement...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Larry and Becky Lance - IN

“TO THE HORTON FAMILY, MAY THE MEMORIES OF LOVE AND HAPPINESS SHARED COMFORT YOU IN YOUR SORROW. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: ROBERT DOELLING SR. - INDIANA, IN

“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. It is heartbreaking for someone to leave us in death. Please find peace and comfort in knowing that God...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Jonathan Agudo - fort wayne, IN


Nathan "Nate" T. Horton, 97, of Fort Wayne, went to be with the Lord on February 11, 2017 while a resident at Sycamore Villages in Fort Wayne. Born November 10, 1919 in Chickasha, Oklahoma, he was the son of the late Lola (Driskill) Horton and Leo Horton of Big Spring, Texas. He served in the Army in the 45th Division and in the Army Air Corp as a pilot in World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma in 1948 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Nate worked as an executive at General Electric in Fort Wayne, Syracuse, New York, Patterson, New Jersey, and again in Fort Wayne. He was a member of Orchard Ridge Country Club, The Chapel, The Friends of the Allen County Public Library, and SCORE. Nate enjoyed reading, playing golf and bridge with his wife, and friends, and being with his siblings, children and grandchildren. He had a keen sense of humor which was passed on to his family. Surviving are his children, Thomas (Lynda) Horton and Michael (Suzanne) Horton, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Elizabeth West of Noblesville, John (Kristen) Horton of Fort Wayne, Katherine (Brad) Sugarman of Indianapolis, Abigail (John) Wright of Columbus, Mary Horton of Indianapolis, and Rachel Horton of Bloomington; great-grandchildren, Kate and Lilly West, Brady, Connor and Madeline Horton, Gavin Wright, and Gus and Ben Sugarman; and his brother, Joe (Patti) Horton of Big Spring, Texas. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ruth (Lasater) Horton, his sister Helen Lawrence, and brothers J.B. Horton, Leo T. Horton, Jr. and Driskill Horton. Memorial Service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 25, 2017, at The Chapel, 2505 W. Hamilton Road S., Fort Wayne, Indiana 46814 with calling one hour prior. Private burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, Disabled American Veterans, and The Chapel. D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home is handling arrangements. To sign the online guestbook go to www.mccombandsons.com