|Birth: ||Sep. 11, 1941|
|Death: ||Oct. 13, 2011|
Richard Lee Hornaday, 70, a lifelong Rushville resident, passed away at 5:10 AM Thursday, October 13 in Indianapolis.
Born September 11, 1941 in Rushville, he was the son of Verel & Hildred Wall Hornaday, both deceased. Richard married Linda Roberts on April 1, 1961 and she survives.
He worked at Schnadig several years and also spent most of his life running heavy equipment working construction. He served as the Rushville Street Commissioner during Joe Dellon's term as mayor. Richard was a member of the Rushville American Legion Post #150 and the Rushville Eagle's Lodge.
In addition to his wife Linda, of Rushville, he is also survived by sons, Adam (& wife Rhonda) of Rushville & Aaron (& companion Theresa) of Ft. Wayne, daughters, Lori (& husband Brian) Henry of Vilseck, Germany and Beverly Hornaday of Rushville, brothers, Vernon & Terry (& wife Brenda), both of Rushville, sisters, Alice (& husband Frank) Hensley and Patricia Glenn, both of Rushville, grandchilren, Brandon Ralston, Jordan, Lacey & Stacey Hornaday, Brady & Jena Wright and great grandchildren, Meliah & Conner Wright & Branson Jones.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by brothers, Roy, James and William and sisters, Dolores Kennedy and Linda Hensley.
Warren Engel will preside.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post #150 or the Rushville Eagles Lodge.
I am typing this for my father who is in pain in the hospital but he still feels pain for your family. Richard was a good man and will be missed my many. God Bless your family in your time of sorrow. Becky Brower for Don Jarman
Becky Brower - October 17
Lit a candle in memory of Richard Lee Hornaday
Donna Wayt - October 15
Thinking of you, Richard, You will be greatly missed. But I know you are in heaven with all of your family who are there. Rest In Peace....Love, JoAnn Hornaday
JoAnn Hornaday - October 14
All my favorite memories of Uncle Richard , is from when we all camped in Arlington and the whole one end of the campground was the hornadays . Most of my cherished memories happened there. Lots of good times ... Rest In Peace Now Uncle Rich for you so deserve it....love always, Melody(Sis)
Melody (Hornaday) Kaster - October 14
I am so sad to hear of Richard's passing, he was a good man. Whenever I think of him I always see him smiling, just laughing away... at what was probably a story or joke he told. God bless you all, Lori (Glenn) McCord
Lori McCord - October 14
Linda & family. So sorry to hear of Richard's passing. What fond memories of all of you so many years ago. I know there is nothing that I can say that will help at this time, but I wanted you to know that I am thinking about you. My deepest condolences to you and your entire family.
Greg Raike - October 14
Verel Hornaday (1910 - 1972)
Hildred Elmina Wall Hornaday (1912 - 1974)
Roy LaVerel Hornaday (1932 - 1985)*
James Eugene Hornaday (1936 - 1975)*
Dolores Elaine Hornaday Kennedy (1937 - 2006)*
Richard Lee Hornaday (1941 - 2011)
Linda Lou Hornaday Hensley (1943 - 1994)*
William Lloyd Hornaday (1948 - 2004)*
East Hill Cemetery
Created by: Greg Raike
Record added: Oct 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78361334