Kenneth Hornbaker Kenneth F. Hornbaker, 88, of Chambersburg, died Saturday, November 23, 2013, at Falling Spring Nursing Center, Chambersburg. Born December 15, 1924, at Dickies Station, he was a son of the late Harry R. and Elsie M. Gordon Hornbaker. Kenneth was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He served with 10th Mountain Division of CO M, 85th Infantry Regiment, & his battles & campaigns include Northern Appennines PO Valley. He was awarded a bronze star medal and EAME with two bronze stars. He was employed at Letterkenny for 45 years, retiring in 1984. He attended Greencastle Church of God. Kenneth loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed woodworking crafts and going to the Little Dipper with his wife for breakfast and the Milky Way for lunch, where he had many friends at both places. He was an avid wrestling fan. Surviving family include his wife of 63 years, Lucretia C. Hull Hornbaker; five children, Charles Holobinko, Susan and husband Dale Fritz, Jacqueline Seville, and Gregory Hornbaker, all of Chambersburg, and Shelby Hornbaker of Newville; seven grandchildren, Wesley, Gregory II, Lindsey, Matthew, Levi, Kylie, and Gabrielle; five great-grandchildren, Tyler, Kaden, Rhyleigh, Kayleigh, and Amelia Grace; a sister, Betty and husband John Witmer of Ft. Loudon; a brother, Dorn B. and wife Patty Hornbaker of Mercersburg; and 14 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers, Lester and Paul Hornbaker and a daughter-in-law, Gladys J. Holobinko. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 27 at Greencastle Church of God, with Pastor Floyd E. Myers officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg. Viewing 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc., Mercersburg, and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.
Published in Public Opinion on Nov. 25, 2013