Dr. Douglas R. Van Horn
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ZANESVILLE: Dr. Douglas R. Van Horn, 60, of Zanesville, died at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 12, 1951 in Zanesville to the late Dr. Robert O. and Joy Spargrove Van Horn. After graduating from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio in 1991, Douglas practiced as a podiatrist in the Zanesville and Newark areas. Douglas played and sang in several Zanesville Bands including the Hangmen in the late 1960's and the DarkHorse in the 1970's. Douglas was an avid golfer, a devoted Buckeye and Browns fan.
Surviving are his wife, Brenda K. Evans Van Horn of the home, whom he married September 17, 1982; a daughter, Dawn René of Los Angeles, CA; a son, Brian Douglas Van Horn of Zanesville; three step-daughters, April C. Bailey, Jennifer L. Gallis and Barbara Elaine Presson all of Zanesville; three brothers, Craig S. (Ursula C.) Van Horn of Granville, Keith J. (Patty) Van Horn and Kevin (Sandy) Van Horn both of Zanesville; he was "Pappy" to eight grandchildren, Scott, Sydney, Lauren, Brandon, Ally, Jaden, Victoria and Savanah.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville where the memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. A dignified cremation has been held.
To send a note of condolence, comfort food or sympathy flowers to the Van Horn Family: www.bolin-dierkesfuneralhome.com
Published in the Advocate on Jan. 15, 2012
Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home
1271 Blue Avenue Zanesville, OH 43702