Darrell R. Horner Sr., 86, of Rimersburg, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at Butler Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 21, 1935, in Bela, and was a son of the late Harry and Dorothy Craig Horner.
Darrell married the love of his life, Marjorie Levier, on Feb. 28, 1959, and she preceded him in death just eight days before his passing.
He worked for the Teamsters Union for numerous years, hauling tankers, and he was also a self-employed truck driver.
Darrell proudly served in the U.S. Army.
He was of the Christian faith.
Darrell enjoyed collecting antique cars and helping his son, Darrell, in his garage. He loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Darrell was a huge family man. He was also a very special grandpa, and will forever be fondly remembered as Grandpa Horner.
He is survived by his children, Shelley Kriebel and her husband, Rick, of North Carolina, Darrell Horner Jr. and his wife, Jennifer, of Rimersburg, Roxann Horner of Tennessee, Tammy Elder and her husband, Brian, of Tennessee, and Lori Gerard and her husband, Timothy, of Rimersburg; 11 grandchildren, Torrey, Ryan, Nick, Justin, Darci, Tiff, Wendi, Matt, Joshua, Jake and Jarrod; and 26 great-grandchildren.
Darrell is also survived by his brother, Larry Horner and his wife, Sally, of Rimersburg; two sisters, Linda Corbett and her husband, Don, of Bela, and Lillian Rettig, also of Bela; and two brothers-in-law, Raymond Charney and Hilton Drayer.
In addition to his parents and loving wife, Darrell was preceded in death by a brother, Craig Horner and his wife, Zula; three sisters, Mary Charney, Janet Frazier and her husband, Stanley, and Norma Drayer; and a brother-in-law, Joseph Rettig.
HORNER - Per his wishes, there will be no public visitation for Darrell R. Horner Sr., who died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.
A memorial service for Darrell and Marjorie will be held at a later date.
Interment will take place in the Mount Hope Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction Burns Funeral Home & Crematorium, 434 Main St., Rimersburg.
Online condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.rvburnsfuneralhome.com.
Published by Butler Eagle on Oct. 16, 2021.