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CHESNEE, SC-- Wilkes Reid Horne, 81, of 103 Utah Street, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.
Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of the late Mary Lou Price Horne and son of the late Olin and Rachel Sentell Horne. Mr. Horne retired from textiles, loved hunting and fishing and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are two sons, Wilkes Horne, Jr. and wife, Lisa of Chesnee and Mark Horne and wife, Janie of Spartanburg; a daughter, Wanda Beach and husband, Jack of Spartanburg; two brothers, Delmar Horne of Gaffney and Pete Horne and wife, Sadie of Mayo; two sisters, Barbara Thrift and husband, Joe of Cowpens and Jeanette Griffin of Fletcher, NC; eight grandchildren, Jerry Stacey, Richard Stacey, Phillip Stacey and wife, Nicole, Tristen Horne, Peyton Horne, Marcie Atkins and husband, Roger, Christopher Bennett and Dana Tipton; five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gloria Waddell, four brothers, Keith Horne, Ray Horne, Harold Horne and Olin Horne, Jr. and two sisters, Irene Bailey and Doris Jean Horne. The family would like to extend special thanks to Frances Stokley, Iris Caldwell and Maurice Hood.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 PM on Monday, May 7, 2012, at Blakely Funeral Home. Graveside services will immediately follow at 2:00 PM at Springhill Memorial Gardens with Rev. Bill Holland officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303.
The family will be at their respective homes.
An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from May 5 to May 6, 2012