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Obituary: Kendyll Ray Horton, 53, of Amarillo, TX


Kendyll Ray Horton, 53, of Amarillo, former resident of Borger, Texas, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 in his home. Kendyll was born Feb. 21, 1964 in Borger, Texas, to the late Chase and Hazel Horton.

He was baptized Aug. 31, 1975 at Southside Baptist Church, in Borger, Texas. He was a dedicated Christian, who always took the time to share the word of God with whomever he met. He attended Church Alive PCG in Amarillo.

He graduated from Borger High School and played football for the Borger Bulldogs. He attended Dallas Baptist College and went on to pursue a career in business. During his lifetime, he owned several businesses, his first Muscle Wear and the last Amarillo Dream Pools. Kendyll’s contributions were many, one to include a small park he designed and constructed on Main Street of Borger.

He was preceded in death by his father, Chase Horton, and mother, Hazel Tollett-Horton. His grandparents, Caney and Bertie Pate-Tollett.

Kendyll and his mother shared a strong bond; after her passing he had a huge void in his life. They are now back together, never to be separated again.

He is survived by a sister, Belinda McQuary, and brother-in-law, Terry McQuary of Nashville, Ark.; two nieces, BeRanda Blanks of Little Rock, Ark., and Britney Blanks-White and husband, Bert, of Nashville, Ark.; two great, nephews, Caney and Rodney White of Nashville, Ark.; one aunt, Ruby Tollett-Bishop of Borger, Texas; numerous cousins and many friends.

Services will be Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Bissell Chapel Church in Newhope, Ark. The Reverends Mark Rector of Amarillo and David Talle-Tollett of Grove, Okla., will officiate. Interment will be in Bissell Chapel Cemetery, under the direction of Nashville Funeral Home. You may send the family an online sympathy message to Nashville Funeral Home on Facebook.

Honoring his life as pallbearers will be Terry McQuary, Bert White, Ronnie Pate, Von Pate, Boyce Pate, Troy House, and Richard “Buddy” Todd. Honorary Pallbearers will be James Tollett, Dennis Tollett, J.W. Pate, Elmer Pate, and Darrel Pate.

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