Pearl Jack Horner
FREDERICKTOWN — Pearl Jack Horner, 72, of South Mulberry Street, Fredericktown, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2008, at the Knox Community Hospital.
He was born June 18, 1935, in Charleston, W.Va., to the late Pearl and Maggie (Jones) Horner. He was employed as a glasscutter at PPG and also worked at American National Can, from which he retired. Jack was a member of AMVETS Post 95, the Moose Lodge, and Eagles here in Mount Vernon. He loved West Virginia football, bluegrass music, and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his companion of 30 years, Barb Flood, of Fredericktown; three sons, Bill Horner of Mount Vernon, Roy Horner of Fredericktown and Mike (Beth) Trainer of Apex, N.C.; three daughters, Lisa (Tony) Schwartz of Fredericktown, Kelly (Shawn) Bakies of Houston, Texas, and Mary (Roger) Ash of Fredericktown; six grandchildren, Cory VanDyke, Shena Snow, Ciera Schwartz, Carley Ash, Hannah Rose Bakies and Savannah Trainer; three great-grandchildren, Kyle Horner, Kennedy Horner and Riley Horner; a brother, Herb (Carol) Horner of Melbourne, Fla.; and his ex-wife, Connie Sweet. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jack Horner.
A graveside service will be held on Sunday, May 25, beginning at 1 p.m. in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown with the Rev. Keith Bohley officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the AMVETS Post 95, 311 S. Mechanic St., Mount Vernon. The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the Horner family.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to AMVETS Post 95, 311 S. Mechanic St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and online condolences can be accessed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.