Thomas Gordon Van Horn 1955 ~ 2010 Thomas Gordon Van Horn past away on July 29, 2010 surrounded by his family and friends. He was born on Feburary 21, 1955 to Gordan Thomas Van Horn and Katherine (Clothakis) Van Horn, who preceded him in death. He was raised in the Sandy and Midvale area. He attended Hillcrest High School. He married Robyn Day on August 13, 1974. He was a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, uncle, grandfather and friend. He worked for State Street truck Stop for the last 29 years. He loved the outdoors, boating, camping, vacations to Mexico, Lake Powell, and most of all family gatherings, where he was the main cook. He was the heart of the Van Horn family. He is survived in death by his wife, Robyn, Daughter Amber(VanHorn) Brown, son-in-Law Chris Brown, Son Gordan Thomas Van Horn and Granddaughter, Autumn Van Horn. Brothers: George Van Horn (Yvonne), John Van Horn, Anthony Van Horn (Sandra) and Steven Van Horn (Tammy), Foster Spendlove; sisters: Elaine (Van Horn) Calderon and Penelope (Van Horn) Wixom (Scott). 30 nephews and nieces and 23 grand nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be held August 3, 2010 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church 300 South 300 West Salt Lake City, Utah. Viewing at 10:00 am sevices 11:00 a.m. Burial site Midvale City Cemetary 7500 South Frontage Road. Under the direction of Aspen Funeral Services. Thomas will be forever in our hearts. He is missed and loved by his many friends and family.
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Published in Deseret News on Aug. 1, 2010.