Jay A. Hornick, 81, passed away peacefully on Thurs, July 18, 2019 at his home. Jay was best known as a family man who was so very proud of his children and grandchildren—and he wasn’t afraid to tell you all about them! He enjoyed traveling to see his family when able, watching sports, and looking at the birds outside his window.
He was born August 29, 1937, in Gary, to the late Joseph and Mildred (Stauffer) Hornick.
Jay received his BA from Adrian College.
His marriage was to Margaret Huddleston on August 30, 1959 and she survives.
Jay was President in the family business J & M Transfer before retiring.
He has been a member of Christ United Methodist Church since 1973. He was a former member of The Kiwanis Club of Tecumseh. In his younger years, he was a member of the Boy Scouts of America. Jay was proud to have attended the 1950 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree in Valley Forge.
Surviving along with his wife are daughters, Kim (Bob) Miskimins of Munster, Debbie (Dave) LeBlanc of Goodyear, AZ, Pam (Rene) Rodriguez of Lafayette, and Judy (Michael) Mendoza of Deerfield, IL, a son, Joe (Joelle) Hornick of Ramsey, a brother, Duane “Doc” (Pat) Hornick of Ellettsville, and a sister, Mary Esther (Jack) Seifers of Woodbury, MN. Also surviving are 19 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren.
Jay was preceded in death by a brother, David Hornick.
Visitation will be from 3:00 to 5:00 pm (est) on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel, 400 Twyckenham Blvd. Lafayette, IN 47909. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am (est) on Monday, July 22, 2019 at Christ United Methodist Church, 3610 S. 18th St. Lafayette, IN 47909 with Pastor Kurt Freeman officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Lafayette.
In lieu of flowers due to family allergies they request donations to Christ UMC or Unity Chapel UMC at 1760 Lost Creek Rd. NW Ramsey, IN 47166.Read More