HORRELL George Melvin, 68, of Lexington, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014. He was born December 28, 1945 in Lexington to the late Floyd E. and Katherine Short Horrell. He attended church at Athens, served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam War and retired from the Bluegrass Army Depot. Mr. Horrell graduated from Henry Clay High School in 1964 where he played baseball and football. He attended EKU and continued to be active in coaching and playing sports for decades. Surviving relatives include sons, Kevin and Craig Horrell; sister, Barbara H. Estes; three nieces and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Connie Horrell and half brother, Floyd Horrell, Jr. Funeral services will be held 10:30am on Monday, March 24, 2014 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Road. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer`s Association, Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205.
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home
3421 Harrodsburg Road Lexington, KY 40513
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Mar. 24, 2014