|Birth: ||Jul. 8, 1950|
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 2008|
New Mexico, USA
Robert Stafford Hornak, 57, passed away on Feb. 2, 2008 in Albuquerque, NM. Mr. Hornak had been a resident of Albuquerque for twelve years. He was born on July 8, 1950 in Brownfield, Texas.
He is survived by his wife, Sherrie Hornak; one daughter, Kami Hornak; his mother, Perry Jo Hornak of Lubbock, Texas; and brothers, Miles Hornak and wife, Jennifer, of Lubbock, Texas and Conrad Hornak and wife, Joan, of Las Vegas, Nev.
He is preceded in death by his father, Joseph H. Hornak and a brother, Joseph H. Hornak, Jr.
He began his military career at the New Mexico Military Institute and received his Associates Degree. He served in the United States Air Force from 1971-1975 and the United States Navy from 1980-1996. He was highly decorated with the Naval Achievement Medal 2nd Award, Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal 2nd Award, Naval Reserve Sea Service Ribbon, the Gold Wreath Award and the Silver Star. He received the Gold Star for being "Recruiter of the Year" in Albuquerque in 1987 and 1988. He was the Naval Science Instructor for the JNROTC Program at the Santa Fe High School from 2000-2006. Most recently, he had been working in Pascagoula, Miss. as an instructor in JNROTC at the Pascagoula High School.
Funeral Services will be at 12 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, 2008 also at Daniels Family Funeral Services with burial to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Pallbearers and Honor Guards are former cadets of Commander Hornak from Santa Fe High School.
Daniels Family Funeral Services, 7601 Wyoming Blvd, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. (505) 821-0010. www.danielsfuneral.com
LCDR US NAVY PERSIAN GULF
MSM NCM NAM
(Meritorious Service Medal
Navy Commendation Medal
Navy Achievement Medal)
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: Feb 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24479050