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Erik L. Horton

March 5, 1981 ~ November 29, 2021 (age 40)


Erik L. Horton, 40, of Tonica, passed away on Monday, November 29, 2021 with his loving family by his side at Joliet Area Community Hospice, Joliet.

A service will be held at a later date.  Cremation rites have been accorded.

Dysart – Cofoid Funeral Chapel will be assisting the family with the arrangements.

Erik was born on March 5, 1981 in Dixon to Chuck and Mary (Mecum) Taylor.  He married Rebecca Cain on June 28, 2011 in Hennepin.

He graduated from Polo High School.  Erik was the lead operator at James Hardie.  He loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his girls and his family.

Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Horton of Tonica; his father and mother, Chuck and Mary Taylor of Mark; mother-in-law, Susan (Bryce) Meeker of Ottawa; two daughters, Zoey Horton and Izabella Horton at home in Tonica; one brother Jake Taylor of McNabb; one sister, Kristina (John) Frackowiak of Mark; sisters-in-law, Rachel (Jacob) Frizsell of Tennessee and Stephanie (Scott) Brewer of Ottawa.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Ben and Edith Mecum.

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