Biography: Horace Drew Anderton began his journey April 30, 1955, in Harlem, New York. To the late Horace Clifford Anderton and Mildred Louise Anderton. He was affectionately called Chino.
He attended the Public Schools of New York City and was raised on the Upper West side. After graduating from Louis D. Brandeis High School. Horace married his first wife Sharon Jones Anderton and from that union they had two sons, John and Christopher. He would later join the U.S. Army Reserve and made a career of it, retiring from the Military weapons unit as an E6 Sergeant.
After retiring from U.S. Army Reserve he worked as a civilian in the Army. He later worked in various positions in the Food Chains,
assisting family and friends with employment.
Horace was friendly but stern. He enjoyed drinking beer and teasing the ladies. Horace’s best friend, the late Connie Taylor, who he truly loved preceded him in death. (Rest in Peace)
Horace leaves to mourn: two sons: John Anderton and Christopher Anderton; one daughter, Kira; three grandchildren; two brothers: Robert (LaQuesha) and Wayne Rico (Tracy); two sisters: Saluda and Darlene (Mohammad); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.