John Sumter Horton

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Mooresboro, NC

Branch of Service: NC State Highway Patrol

Rank: Master Trooper

Master Trooper John Sumter Horton was a fifteen-year veteran with the NC State Highway Patrol. He served his community with the courage and love of a true hero. Horton was killed in an accident while conducting a traffic stop.

John exemplified the love of Christ to those he came in contact with, both on and off duty.

He loved God and his family with all his heart. John could make anyone smile and loved to fill the room with laughter!

Age: 42

Date of Death: January 03, 2022

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