David Roger Horton, age 76 of Grand Haven, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Holland, Michigan. He was born December 6, 1943, in Grand Haven, Michigan, to the late Westley and Lucille (Reynolds) Horton. David married Cheryl Bates on May 23, 1970, in Grand Haven.
David graduated in 1962 from Grand Haven High School, where he played on the high school football team. He was born and raised in Grand Haven, and after spending several years living in Colorado, he and Cheryl returned home to Michigan. David and Cheryl joined Hope Reformed Church in 2011, where David enjoyed greeting people at the door and helping with the offering. David proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a flight mechanic from 1962 to 1965, during the Vietnam War Era.