David B. Horton Sr., 69 of Eastham died May 24, 2017 unexpectedly while on the waters of Cape Cod doing what he enjoyed.
Born in Rockville Centre, NY, the son of the late George L. and Irene S. (Smith) Horton, he lived in Marion for 30 years before moving to Eastham.
He was a member of the Wellfleet United Methodist Church.
Mr. Horton was the proprietor of MacLean’s Seaford for many years. He was well known and respected in the fishing industry. During retirement, he enjoyed clamming and growing and harvesting oysters. He was involved in many charitable organizations and was instrumental in the founding of The 246 Community Kitchen in Wellfleet, Ma.
Survivors include his former wife, Caroline (Lavallee) Horton of Plymouth; 3 sons, David B. Horton, Jr. and his wife Liz of Waltham, MA, Nathaniel Horton and his wife Maria of Morristown, NJ and Christopher Horton and his wife Kelly of Marion: 5 grandchildren, Justin, Christopher Jr., Kyla, Eloise and Noah; 2 brothers, Frederick Horton and his wife Claire of Poughkeepsie, NY and Lawrence Horton of Quincy; several sisters in law, nieces and nephews.
He was the father of the late Bethany Horton and the brother of the late George L. Horton, III and Ronald Horton.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his name to one of the charitable organizations he was involved in: The 246 Community Kitchen, a ministry of the United Methodist Church, Wellfleet, 246kitchen.org or The Mustard Seed.
His visiting hours will be held on Thursday, June 1st from 4-8 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. His Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 2nd in the Wellfleet United Methodist Church at 10 AM. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Eastham. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.