MAJ. REGINALD S. HORRELL, USAF, RET. Reginald S. ('Rex') Horrell, 81, of Wilmington, NC died Monday, April 28, 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born on June 25, 1932 in Wilmington, the son of the late Robert Sidney and Sarah Masters Farmer Horrell. In addition to his parents, Reginald was preceded in death by his daughter Mary Elizabeth Horrell. Surviving are his wife Mary Jane Hennessee Horrell; his sister Julia Starn (James) of Wilmington, N.C.; three children, Cathy Johnson (Steve), Caroline Griffin (Jeter), and Rex Horrell (Jane); four grandchildren, Rebecca Edegbai, Stephen Johnson, Nathan Johnson and Marissa Horrell; and one great-grandson, Michael Johnson. Rex graduated from New Hanover High School in 1950 and attended UNC-Chapel Hill. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1953 and retired as a Major in 1976. He then worked for H&R Block for thirty-five years. A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Friday, May 2, 2014 at St. Andrews On-the-Sound Episcopal Church, with Rev. James Glasgow officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at Andrews Mortuary in Wilmington, N.C. Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel

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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Apr. 30, 2014