Jack V. Horn

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Jack V. Horn, 82, passed away July 23, 2012, at his home. Born in Macon July 13, 1930, Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Lona Freeman and Earl Boyce Horn; and sister, Barbara Horn Hobbs.
He loved his family, his church, music, Made in America Barbershopping, the U.S. Navy, woodworking and the TV remote. He worked for 41 years with Southern Bell and Bellsouth in Macon, Griffin and Savannah. After retirement he enjoyed 12 years on his wife's family farm in Appling County. He and his wife then returned to his hometown of Macon where they have lived for the last 10 years.
While in Griffin he was an active Kiwanian for 15 years and helped organize the Crescent Council of the Telephone Pioneers of America, serving as its first president.
He was an active church member wherever he lived and was willing to serve in whatever capacity was needed. At his death he was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the Beaty Gray Sunday school class.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Eula Lightsey Horn; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and George Pirkle of Cumming; daughter and son-in-law, Rise and Steve McMillan of Macon; grandchildren, Ginger McKneely (Jeff) Lusk, Marie McKneely and Charity Pirkle (Blake) McDaniel; niece, Sherry Hobbs; nephews, Keith and Jonathan Hobbs; and great-grandchildren, Jackson and Jacob Lusk.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, from 1-3 p.m. at the Glenwood Hills Baptist Church in Macon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the local , 886 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA 31201.
Condolences may be made at www.maconmp.to.
Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in Forsyth County News from July 27 to July 30, 2012
Arrangements under the direction of:
Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home
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