|Birth: ||Jul. 21, 1979|
|Death: ||May 13, 2008|
INDIANAPOLIS STAR - May 14, 2008
Motorcyclist Dies After Hitting Street-Sweeping Machine
A 29-year-old Greentown man on a motorcycle was killed Tuesday when he ran into a street-sweeping machine on an interstate on-ramp.
Jeffery R. Horoho was taken to Methodist Hospital after the crash about 8:20 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
According to a written release from Indiana State Police, the preliminary investigation shows Horoho was riding a 2008 Suzuki XR1 east on the ramp from East Street to the eastbound lanes of I-465.
A street sweeper was being followed by a safety vehicle, with an arrow board to warn traffic of the slow-moving vehicle.
Horoho passed the safety vehicle and hit the sweeper, police said. He was not wearing a helmet.
The crash remains under investigation.
Services were at 1 P.M. Saturday, May 17th at Hasler Stout Funeral Home in Greentown, Indiana.
Burial: Simpson Cemetery - Greentown, Indiana
Thu, May 15 2008
Jan. 21, 1979 - May 13, 2008
Jeffery Ryan Horoho, 29, died at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2008, in the Emergency Room at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Jan. 21, 1979, in Kokomo, he was the son of David R. and Debra S. (Whitson) Horoho.
He was a turret truck driver for Ryder on the westside of Indianapolis. Jeffery had attended Eastern High School and attended Lincoln Tech, where he received his certificate for diesel mechanic. He was a member of Public Nuisance Motorcycle Club, where he was known as "Hawk". Jeffery was an avid motorcycle rider.
He is survived by his parents, David R. and Debra S. Horoho; a daughter, Bailey LeAnn Horoho, Greentown; two brothers, Christopher David Horoho and Derek Allen Horoho, both of Indianapolis; three nieces, Zoe Lynn Iris Horoho, Destiny Renee Horoho and Tyler Marie Horoho; maternal grandparents, Donna Whitson, Greentown, and James Whitson, Kokomo; paternal grandparents, Ned and Phyllis Horoho, Greentown; uncles and aunts Duane and Barb Whitson, Amboy, Ray and Pam Ashcraft, Greentown, and Mike and Karen Horoho, Kokomo.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hasler-Stout Funeral Home, 112 E. Main St., Greentown. Pastor Jesse Vore will officiate. Burial will be in Simpson Cemetery, Greentown.
Calling will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Arrangements are being handled by Hasler-Stout Funeral Home.
(The obituary from the Kokomo Tribune above, was sent by Contributor, Ray Turner)
West Liberty (Howard County)
Created by: Ruth (Hickman) Wicks
Record added: May 16, 2008
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