Charles Lee Horn, Sr.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Charles Lee Horn, Sr., loving husband and father of four children and four grandchildren passed away at the age of 56 in his home at Del Valle, Texas on August 30, 2019.

Chuck was born on September 16, 1962, on a military base in Taiwan, to Mary Fern Knauer and Fred D. Horn, Jr. On October 27, 1990, he married Kathy Whited. They have three children: Douglas (deceased), Nicholas and Amber.

Surviving family members include Parents: Mary Fern Knauer (TX) and Fred D. Horn, Jr. (Marquetta). Children: Charles Lee Horn, Jr. (Ashley) (IL), Nicholas Cole Horn (TX) and Amber Page Garduno (Daniel) (TX). Grandchildren: Braidin David Levi Aguon (IL), Eathin Darrell Lee Horn (IL), Destanie Yvonne Marie Horn (IL) and Eleanor Rose Garduno (TX). Siblings: Duane Earl Horn (TX), Fred Marshall Horn (Joann) (TX), Edward James Horn (Linda) (NH), Jo'an Lorraine Horn-Corey (TN), Dean Hart (ID), Carol Litz (Michael) (ID), Karen Eilers (Daniel) (ID) and numerous nieces & nephews.

Chuck's passion was being an auto mechanic and he received his certification during his service with the U.S. Army. He enjoyed living his dream of driving an ‘18 Wheeler’ inspired by his Uncle William (Bill) Kidder. He inherited his love of ‘muscle cars’ because of a 1967 Fast Back Mustang owned by his Father. Chuck was also an avid lover of country and pop music.

Chuck will always be remembered for his love of music, quick wit, infectious laugh, smile, and his kind, compassionate spirit.

Charles was laid to rest on September 6, 2019 in Bastrop, Texas.