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 Willie Law “Grand Daddy Van Horn” Van Horn

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Willie Law “Grand Daddy Van Horn” Van Horn

  • Birth 1 Dec 1885 Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 20 Feb 1960 Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Section R, Lot 64, Space 1 and 1.2 Space 2
  • Memorial ID 71223247

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.



Inscription

Willie Law Vanhorn
Louisiana
SFC 369 SVC Park Unit MTC
World War I
Dec 1 1885 Feb 20 1960


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  • Created by: Larry Van Horn
  • Added: 12 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71223247
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willie Law “Grand Daddy Van Horn” Van Horn (1 Dec 1885–20 Feb 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71223247, citing Seaside Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Larry Van Horn (contributor 46839684) .