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Mitchell C. Horton

February 15, 1964 ~ August 26, 2021 (age 57)

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Mitchell C. Horton

February 15, 1964     August 26, 2021

     Mitchell Cletus Horton, 57, of rural Martinsburg, passed away, Thursday morning, August 26, 2021, at Shadyside UPMC Hospital, Pittsburgh following a brief illness.

     He was born in Roaring Spring, son of Donna M. (Decker) Horton and the late Darryl R. Horton.  On July 25, 2003 he married Tressa J. Felix in Hollidaysburg.

     Surviving are his beloved wife of 18 years; his mother of Henrietta; a son, Colin Mitchell Horton at home; a sister, Melissa M. Dick (Richard) of Henrietta; and a brother, Michael R. Horton (Andrea) of Martinsburg.

     Mitch was a 1982 graduate of Central High School, Martinsburg, and also completed Diesel Mechanic Repair school through Vale Tech, Blairsville.  He was a self employed equipment repairman for many years and also worked as a diesel mechanic for Beckwith Machinery Company, Duncansville for 20 years.

     He was an original member and helped build the track for the Blair/Bedford Dirt Drags.  Mitch loved spending time with his family, especially riding snowmobiles with his wife, Tressa and son, Colin.  He also enjoyed riding four wheelers, wave runners and motorcycles.

     At Mitch’s request all services will be private.  Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg.

     Memorial contributions in memory of Mitch may be given to his family to help defray expenses.



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