MOUNT AIRY — Mr. Robert Wade Horton, 67, of 173 E. Cleve St., Mount Airy, husband of Mrs. Peggy Mae Bowman Horton, passed away Thursday morning at his home. He was born July 6, 1943, in Surry County to the late Willie Ernest and Goldie Small Watson Horton. He had worked for Brown Wooten Knitting and attended Genesis Full Gospel Church. Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Peggy Mae Bowman Horton of the home; four daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Lee Hooper of Mount Airy, Dorothy and Timmy Edwards of Lowgap, Nancy and Danny Bishop of Mount Airy and Bobbie and Ricky House of Mount Airy; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 10 sisters and five brothers-in-law, Joann Woods of Pilot Mountain, Margie and Arthur Noah of Mount Airy, Carolyn and Tommy Daniels of Georgia, Nellie Anderson of High Point, Shirley and Roger Dollyhite of Mount Airy, Nina Horton of Mount Airy, Ruthie Hopkins of High Point, Rhonda Horton of Mount Airy, Verna Lynn and Melvin Clodfelter of Mount Airy, Mary Earles of Mount Airy and Colonel Bowman of Pinnacle; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Charlie and Faye Horton of Mount Airy and Tommy and Faye Horton of Ararat; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Horton was preceded in death by three sisters, Hazel Bowman, Peggy Mabe and Betty Jean York; and four brothers, Woodrow Horton, Ed Horton, Alec Horton and William Horton. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel of Mount Airy conducted by the Rev. Lonnie Gunter and the Rev. Tommy Shelton. Burial will follow in the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Moody Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Canaan Land Children’s Home, P.O. Box 186, Toast, NC 27049. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.