Nevin W. Horne Jr.

RED LION Nevin W. "Buck" Horne, Jr. died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at his residence in Windsor Township. He was the husband of Joyce A. (Johnson) Horne, with whom he celebrated 56 years of marriage. A Celebration of Life Service will be 10 a.m. Monday, March 10, 2014, at Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, with Certified Celebrant Betty Frey officiating. Viewings will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday and 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens where a flag folding ceremony will be provided by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. Born August 19, 1933, in Windsor Township, he was a son of the late Nevin W. "Nep" Horne, Sr. and Martha E. (Hake) Horne. Buck was the former owner and second generation of the Horne Family to operate Horne's Body Shop on E. Broadway in Red Lion. A United States Army Veteran of the Korean War, he was also a member the Red Lion American Legion and V.F.W. He loved his community, willing to help in whatever capacity he was needed, and always did so with a big smile on his face. For years he drove ambulance for Olewiler and Heffner Funeral Home. In the 70's he worked with local businessmen in the community on a fund raising drive to raise creation capital to establish Red Lion Area Ambulance Association. In addition to his wife, Mr. Horne is survived by five sons, Nevin W. Horne, III and wife, Kathy of Red Lion, Steve A. Horne and wife, Joni of Wrightsville, Bradley B. Horne and wife, Nan of Dover, Michael S. Horne and wife, Bonnie Stambaugh of Windsor, and Timothy W. Horne and wife, Melissa of Windsor; six grandchildren, Tad, Andrew, Dylan, Hayden, Trey, and Tanner; one sister, Doris Knaper of Red Lion; stepchildren, stepgrandchildren, and step great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Red Lion Ambulance Assoc., 312 Horace Mann Ave., Red Lion, PA 17356; or Leo Fire Company, 201 W. Broadway, Red Lion PA 17356. Send Condolences at

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Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Home
35 Gotham Drive Red Lion, PA 17356
(717) 244-6991

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 6, 2014