August 26, 1953 -
September 4, 2016
Atlanta, GA- Edgar Bridges Horn, Jr. died September 4, 2016, in Atlanta. A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 11, at 2:00 in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary. The family will receive friends at the funeral home the hour before the memorial service.
Edgar Bridges (Eddie) Horn, Jr. was born August 26, 1953 in Columbus, the son of Dr. Edgar Bridges Horn and Sheila Averett Horn. Eddie graduated from The McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1971. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Georgia in 1977, where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He received a Juris Doctor degree from The University of Georgia School of Law in 1980. He was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia that year and practiced in Atlanta.
Eddie was passionate about rugby. He was the captain of the University of Georgia Rugby Football Club that won the Southeastern Conference Championship in 1978 and the First Annual St. Patrick's Tournament in Savannah in 1979. He also captained the Atlanta Old White Rugby Football Club to the Georgia Cup Championship in 1983.
Eddie was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by a daughter, Aurie Ashton Barnes (Morgan), of Durham, North Carolina; a son, Edgar Bridges Horn III, of Louisville, Kentucky; and a sister, Sheila Horn Kiggins (Chris), of Columbus.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in Eddie's name to The University of Georgia Alumni Fund, Attention: Rod Wright, 284 McWhorter Drive, Athens, Georgia 30606; or to Franklin Graham's Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. Condolences may be expressed at www.shcolumbus.com
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Published by Ledger-Enquirer on Sep. 9, 2016.