The Official Calvin L. Horton, Jr. Memorial Fund

On the evening of May 27, 2020, I received the most heartbreaking phone call of my life. My sister called to tell me that my father, Calvin L. Horton, Jr., was shot and killed by a white Minneapolis store owner, during the protest for George Floyd, Jr. The man who shot and killed my father was detained by police for several days, but they released him without charges as they claim to continue to investigate the shooting.  My father was a loving, caring, and god-fearing man, who leaves behind seven amazing children and his granddaughter whom he loved dearly. He also was looking forward to the birth of his newest granddaughter in August.  This fund is established to cover funeral and burial expenses, mental and grief counseling, lodging and travel for all court proceedings, and to assist our family in the days to come as we continue to seek justice for Calvin.  A portion of these funds will also go to the Estate of Calvin L. Horton, Jr. for the benefit, care and educational funds of his 7 children, especially my eight year old twin brothers Cavon and Calvon, my twelve year old sister ShaNyah, as well as my 17 year old brother, Cavin.

 
Anyone wishing to send cards, letters of encouragement and/or contributions in the form of a money order or check, may do so by mail at:

The Calvin L. Horton, Jr. Memorial Fund
c/o Ben Crump Law, PLLC
122 S. Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Attn: Adner Marcelin 

All checks must be made out to: Cadaezhah Horton


Commonly asked questions:

1. Who you are: Cadaezhah Horton, the daughter of Calvin L. Horton, Jr.

2. Where you’re from? Saint Paul, MN

3. Your relationship to the parties you’re raising funds for? Calvin was my biological father. 
 
4. How the funds will be spent? Funds collected here will be spent by the Horton family as outlined above. This fund will be governed and controlled at the discretion Cadaezhah Horton for the family's benefit.

5. How do you intend to get the funds to those in need? All funds collected on this website will be withdrawn to an established account for the benefit of my family. 100% of funds collected here will go to my family. 


Anyone with further questions about this page may contact Adner Marcelin of Ben Crump Law, PLLC at [email redacted].




From the bottom of our hearts my family thanks each of you who have reached out. While we are not able to respond to each expression of love at this time, please know that we love and appreciate each and every one of you. Our hearts are overwhelmed!


- Cadaezhah

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Cadaezhah Horton 
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Burnsville, MN
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