2145 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

R. Dean Horton June 6, 1934 - November 24, 2021

R. Dean Horton

Mr. R. Dean Horton, age 87, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2021, surrounded by family.

Dean was born in Toledo, OH to Glen and Betty Horton. He married Nancy Gilliam on November 17, 1956.

Dean is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Nancy Horton, three children and their spouses, 10 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and many extended relatives and friends.

Dean spent his long career in education. He began as an English teacher in 1956, eventually rising to superintendent. After retiring as a superintendent, Dean spent a few years as a school treasurer and then became a financial consultant for the Ohio Department of Education. He retired from that position at the age of 81, receiving the Apple Award for 60 years of service in education.

Dean is deeply missed by his family, many friends, as well as various golf courses in southwestern Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings.

Visitation will be held Monday, December 6, 2021, from 11:30 am to 1:00 PM when the services begin, at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 703 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231. Dean will be laid to rest at Arlington Memorial Gardens. 

Memorial donations can be directed to the Goodwill Service Guild at https://www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/donate/ or Northminster Presbyterian Church at https://form.jotform.com/91325672928162.

Map to the Garden of Whispering Winds

Visitation will be held Monday, December 6, 2021, from 11:30 am to 1:00 PM when the services begin, at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 703 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231. Dean will be laid to rest at Arlington Memorial Gardens.

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