William A. Horn, 78, of Roanoke, Virginia formerly of Creal Springs, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2010 at 9:00 A.M. at the Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
William was born June 28, 1932 in Creal Springs the son of Louis D. & Ethel (Tanner) Horn. He married Norma Hastings on August 30, 1955 in Murphysboro and together they have shared over 55 years of marriage.
He was a veteran, he proudly served his county in the Navy during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Plumber & Pipefitters Local #501 and lifetime member of the American Legion. William retired from Midwestern Contractors where he was a welder on a pipeline.
Wife Norma Horn, Roanoke, Virginia
Son James David Horn and wife Sue of Roanoke, Virginia
Two Granddaughters Gillian & Natalie Horn of Roanoke, Virginia
Sister Norma Frey of Creal Springs
Orville Horn of Creal Springs
Bobby Horn of Tunnel Hill
Preceded by Parents, Daughter Rebecca Jane Horn, Brother Valdene Horn
Funeral services will be Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 2 P.M. at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Shorty Alsip officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 P.M. until the time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.
For those who prefer memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois 62959.