Rodney Edward, age 58 of OKC, died Saturday, May 1, 2010. He was born December 16, 1951 in Winnfield, LA to Edward T. and Gloria (DeLoach) Horton. Rodney was a chemical engineer. Rod's lifelong interests and passions shared with his friends completed the circle of his life; baseball, flying, driving and racing sports cars, sailing, the environment, and encouraging young people in the study of science and mathematics, photography and the American West. He was preceded in death by his father and is survived by his mother, Gloria Horton of Tulsa, OK; daughter, Katherine Horton of OKC; a grandson, Riley Duncan of OKC; 2 brothers, John Horton and Elizabeth Lawrence of Albuquerque, NM, Robert Horton and wife Donna of Tulsa, OK; nieces, nephews and other loved ones. Services to celebrate his life will be 2:00 PM, Friday, May 7th at Buchanan Funeral Service Chapel.