Donald J. "Jim" Horn(1933 - 2014)

Donald J. "Jim" Horn

CROOKSVILLE: Donald J. "Jim" Horn, 80, of Crooksville, Ohio died at 11:20am on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Genesis-Good Samaritan Medical Center Emergency Department, Zanesville, Ohio after a sudden illness.

Born July 1, 1933 in Corning, Ohio to the late Robert and Nellie Myrtle Dunlap Horn.

Jim retired from Lempco after 45 years of service; former Bearfield Township Trustee for 16 years; member of BPOE #509 of New Lexington; he loved to read cowboy books, work jigsaw puzzles, gardening, yard work, feeding the birds, music and pondering.

Survived by his loving family, which include his children, Don (Connie) Horn of Crooksville, Chris (Keith) Luzadder of New Lexington, David (Teresa) Horn of Corning, Darrell (Cathy) Horn of New Straitsville and Carmen (Jon) Boyd of Zanesville; nine grandchildren, Shannon (Shane) White, Derek (Amy) Horn, Kyle (Sarah) Luzadder, Kayla Luzadder, Nicole (Adam) Copeland, Andrea Horn, Marissa Horn, Daniel Horn, Brinley Boyd; four step-grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, preceded in death by his wife, Christina Johanna Street Horn on July 15, 2002; brothers, Robert, Melvin and Mick Horn; sister, Edna Tomko and a granddaughter, Graci Boyd.

Calling hours will be held from 10am-2pm with funeral service at 2:00pm with Adam Copeland officiating on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, Ohio.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Portersville, Ohio.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Perry County Cancer Alliance, P.O. Box 724, New Lexington, Ohio 43764.

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Published in the Times Recorder on May 16, 2014