Joseph L. (Joe) Horton, age 85, of Lilburn, Georgia, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at his residence. He is survived by his granddaughter, Melanie Edwards and her husband Drew of Knoxville, TN, Melanie’s mother, Vicky Horton of Snellville, GA, daughter-in-law Jan Horton of Augusta, GA, numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Michael Horton of Alpharetta, GA, wives Mary Horton of Snellville, GA and Jean Horton of Lilburn, GA, brothers Paul and Milton, and sisters Margaret, Shirley, & Myrtle, all of Raleigh, NC. Joe Horton was born on November 13, 1926 in Raleigh, NC, to Gertrude Smith Horton and Paul Worth Horton. He worked for twenty years with the Rock-Tenn Company in Tucker, GA. Joe was a member of Snellville First Baptist Church and enjoyed NASCAR racing & cooking. He will be truly missed by his family and friends. A Service Celebrating the Life of Joe Horton will be held Friday, August 3, 2012, at 2:00 P.M. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel. The family will receive friends on Friday two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. Flowers are accepted; or in lieu of flowers, those desiring may make donations to their favorite charity. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, “A Family Company”, Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200 has been entrusted with the arrangements.