West Columbia, SC (Paul Kirby) – Kay Horton, wife of West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton passed away over the weekend. She had been ill for some time when she passed quietly at Palmetto Richland Hospital under hospice care.
She was born December 23, 1954, in Jefferson, SC to the late Robert Hunter and Sara Robertson Hunter. She grew up in Kershaw, SC and graduated from Andrew Jackson High School. She received an Associate Degree in X-Ray Technology from Midlands Tech. Kay worked for Moore Orthopaedic Clinic for more than 40 years as an x-ray technician and office manager.
Kay is survived by husband Bobby of West Columbia, SC as well as sister of Mary (Ardell) Young of Camden, SC, Angie (Roger) Faile of Kershaw, SC and brother Robert K. (Delaine) Hunter, Ringgold, GA. She was predeceased by two brothers, Ronald M. Hunter and Larry E. Hunter.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 11, at First Baptist Church, West Columbia, SC, 400 State Street, West Columbia. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, PO Box 4898, West Columbia, SC , 29171 or to the charity of one’s choice.