Bob Hornick was born in Fort Worth and died April 14 at the age of 92 in Houston. He graduated from Keller High School in 1938 and TCU in 1952 with his B.S. in Commerce. He served as navigator/bombardier in the Army Air Corps for nearly three years during WWII, and then worked for Shell Oil Company in the data processing department for 29 years, retiring in 1982. He was active at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church for 57 years where he served many years as treasurer, member of Methodist Men and was active in visiting shut ins. He was also in Toastmasters and enjoyed doing work as a volunteer at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital for 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, playing 42, and being with family. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Ruth. Other survivors are daughter Gloria and husband Darral Walker of Katy, sons, Paul and wife Peggy Harvey, and Donald Hornick, all of Houston; sister, Marie Bockman of Fort Worth, brothers, Ed Hornick and wife Darla of Glen Rose, Jim Hornick and Barbara of Ranger; grandchildren Delaine and Marcus Evans of Katy, Vickie Walker of Austin, Grant and Danielle Walker of Austin, Rachel Hornick of Houston. Great-grandchildren Macey and Marley Evans of Katy, Alex and Austin Pain of Austin, and Jackson and Ainsley Walker of Austin. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 16 from 6-8 PM at Pat H Foley Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Thursday, April 17 at 2:00 PM at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church, 2003 W. 43rd Street. Memorial may be made to St. Stephen's United Methodist Church. Special thanks go to Rose Kellow and Winnie Hedge of Cameo Caregivers and to Houston Hospice.
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Published in Houston Chronicle on Apr. 16, 2014