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Willie Law "Grand Daddy Van Horn" Van Horn
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1885
Columbia
Caldwell Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1960
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA

Willie Law Van Horn, a native of Columbia, La., died in a local hospital on Feb 20, 1960, following a long illness.

A World War I veteran Van Horn had resided in Corpus Christi (4506 Upland Road) for the 28 years prior to his death. He was a retired electrical contractor who also had served on the Corpus Christi police force from 1939 until 1954.

He was a member of the Kerrvile Epsicopal Church, Knights of the Phythas, and Mason Lodge. Surviving is his wife, May Bowers; two sons W.L. and V.C. of San Antonio; one daughter, Mrs. Frank Tansik of Corpus Christi, one sister Mrs. George W. Lamb of Clearwater, Fla,; eight grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church with the Rev. Clay T. Puckett officiating. Burial for the 74 year old Louisiana native was in Seaside Memorial Park with graveside military services. Dunne-Langham Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Law Van Horn (1857 - 1897)
  Mattie Parry Mallory Van Horn (1866 - 1942)
 
 Spouses:
  Bertha May Bowers Van Horn (1892 - 1965)
  Jessie Witt Roberts (1890 - 1979)*
 
 Children:
  Witt Lange Van Horn (1911 - 1982)*
  Victor Clark Van Horn (1913 - 1986)*
  Mattie Elizabeth Van Horn Tansik (1917 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thaddeus Robert Van Horn (1881 - 1882)**
  Willie Law Van Horn (1885 - 1960)
  Mattie Rosebud Van Horn Capron (1888 - ____)*
  Oliver Herbert Van Horn (1889 - 1953)*
  Marguerite Lillian Van Horn Lamb (1892 - 1982)*
  Vannah Elliott Van Horn (1895 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Seaside Memorial Park
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Larry Van Horn
Record added: Jun 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71223247
Willie Law Grand Daddy Van Horn Van Horn
Added by: Larry Van Horn
 
Willie Law Grand Daddy Van Horn Van Horn
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Added by: David G. Stuart
 
 
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Thanks you for your service in World War I great grandfather. Now you can rest in peace.
- Larry Van Horn
 Added: Jun. 12, 2011
 
 
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