Clifton B. Horton was a member of the Grand Lodge.
Horton died Feb. 27, 2012. He was 71.
He was born on May 6, 1941, in Philadelphia, Pa., and was the second of four children born to the late Clinton and Florence E. Horton. He was the brother of Gerald and Carol who preceded him in death.
Clinton was raised in Philadelphia; his formal education began in the Philadelphia Public School System and continued at St. Emma Military Academy, Bethune Cookman College and Cheyney State University.
In January 1983, Horton was initiated into Corinthian Lodge #114. He was appointed president of the class and raised to the Sublime Degree of a Master Mason in June 1983. He received his 32nd degree, one of the highest degrees in Masonry. He was also selected as Mason of the Year. He was a member of King William’s Red House. In 1989, Horton became Worshipful Master. He chaired many committees.
Clinton was employed at Brink’s Armed Car Company for 25 years and SEPTA for 23 years. He enjoyed watching football and the game shows, and cleaning off his car.
He is survived by his brother, Michael Horton; children, Brian and Damon Horton; granddaughter, Monia Horton; grandson, Damon Horton; nephews, Wayne Hall and Rodney Horton; his lover, ex-wife and friend, Sandra Horton; and other relatives and friends.
Services will be held March 6 at Grace Baptist Church, 25 West Johnson Street. Viewing is at 9 a.m. Services will follow at 11. Burial is in Eden Cemetery.
Wood Funeral Home handled the arrangements.