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Ethelbert "E.B." Horn Jr., 61, of Catlettsburg, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017, in King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland with his loving family by his side.
E.B. was born Jan. 13, 1956, one of 11 children of the late Ethelbert Sr. and Dolly Leadingham Horn. In addition to his parents, E.B. was also preceded in death by his brother, Terry Horn; a sister-in-law, Kay Horn; and a brother-in-law, Tony Grande.
E.B. was a 1974 graduate of East Carter High School and a member of the Mavity Freewill Baptist Church. E.B. loved camping, fishing, listening to gospel music and most importantly to him spending time with his grandchildren and family.
E.B. worked out of the Laborers Union Local 1445 in Catlettsburg. He also enjoyed landscaping work and design. E.B. was a fireman with the Big Sandy Fire Department with more than 15 years of service to the community.
Survivors include his wife, Cathy Hayes Horn of Catlettsburg and her mother, Bonnie Hayes of Ashland; sons Matthew Horn and his wife, Kelli, of Ashland, and Samuel Horn and his wife, McKenzie, of Ashland; brothers, Larry Horn of Whitehouse, Tenn., and Jerry (Sue) Horn of Flatwoods; sisters, Pat (Troy) Muncy of Catlettsburg, Pam (Don) Simpson of South Point, Ohio, Penny (Don) Blevins of Dayton, Ohio, Charlene (Sonny) Campbell of Rush, Sandy (Jim) Scruggs of Gallipolis, Tenn., Cindy (Phillip) Rucker of Rush, and Paula (Mike) Leake of Rush; his adoring grandchildren, Audrey Horn, Emerson Horn, Lincoln Horn and Addilyn Horn; a sister-in-law, Darrella Horn; and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel in Ashland by Gary Selby and Brandon DePriest. Burial will be in Kirby Flats Cemetery.
Friends may call after noon Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolence may be left at steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 14, 2017
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