James (Jim) Horton
James (Jim) Horton, 84 of Bluefield, VA took his heavenly flight Tuesday, November 26, 2019. Born in Richlands, VA, he was the son of the late Charlie Horton and Miranda Horton Justice and step-father, Ernest Justice. He had been a resident of Bluefield, VA for 49 years. He was formally employed by Jewel Tea. He was an avid antique lover and sold them for many years. He had a love for gospel music and sang with the Master's Helping Hands. During that time he wrote many gospel songs, such as "Jesus is the Anchor when Satan rocks the boat". He attended Family Worship Chapel on Bluefield Avenue. Before his passing he wanted to express his thanks and appreciation for all the kind words and cards received from his friends.
He is survived by the love of his life of 47 years: Ruth Myers Horton; sons: Mitch Horton of Tazewell, VA, Jody Horton of the home and Travis Horton and wife, Becca of Bluefield, VA; daughter: Jamie Bryant and husband, Dennis of Wisconsin; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brother: Robert Horton and wife, Peggy of Washington State.
A service to celebrate Jim's life will be held Friday, November 29, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Dudley Memorial Chapel with Rev. Curtis Honaker officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens with family serving as pallbearers.
Friends may visit with the family on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Dudley Memorial from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service.
Published on November 27, 2019


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Mary Feuchtenberger
Dec 01, 2019
I had not seen Jim for many years but he always had a special place in my heart. I bought many antiques from him but the most special memories are of the faith we shared. The last time I saw him we both felt God’s spirit with us. He was a man of God and is enjoying his place in heaven now. Praising God for Jim’s life!
Dolly Hambrick
Nov 30, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss Jim was a great man i loved spending time with him and singing i know he will be missed pray that God will put His loving arms around you an keep you in His arms an comfort you.love you all Dolly Hambrick
Jared & Sarah Bryant & Simply Church
Nov 28, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of James (Jim) Horton by Jared & Sarah Bryant & Simply Church.  Send flowers
Buford and Glowie Myers
Nov 27, 2019
Jim was our brother in law with whom we sang with for many years. We know he has his home in heaven. He wrote some of the most anointed songs we’ve heard. Celebrate my brother as you enter the gates of glory! We love you!