Ricky E. Horton, age 60, of Greenville, passed away Monday, December 1 at SSM DePaul Healthcare Center in St. Louis. Funeral services for 60 year old Ricky E. Horton will be Sunday, December 7 at 5:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Home. Friends may call Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the family.
He is survived by his wife Cynthia (Rigney) Horton who he married on September 11, 2004 in Washington, Michigan. He is also survived by his children Robby Skinner of Oquawaka, IL, Brandy J. Skinner of Oquawaka, IL, Amy J. Anna and her husband Todd of Greenville, IL., Rickey E. Horton, Jr. and his wife Rachele of Carlyle, IL., his step-children Carissa L. Passseno of Shelby, MI, and Christopher L. Passeno, Jr., of Shelby, MI. His also survived by four brothers, one sister and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Kathleen Horton.
Ricky was born on February 2, 1954 in Flint, MI to Ronald E. and Darlene A. (Ross) Horton. He grew up in Michigan and moved to Abingdon, IL as a youth. He later moved to the Greenville area and then back to Michigan. He moved back to Greenville in 2004. He had worked for Mick’s Auto Body. He had also worked for the City of Greenville as The Lake Patrol Officer and also at the water treatment plant. He was currently managing Elm Street Apartments and was also working at American Equipment and Machine in Centralia, IL.