HORNE, Jack Irvin

JH Obit

Jack Irvin Horne Sr. was born in Oyen Alberta on August 9, 1926 to Floyd and Sue Horne. He passed away peacefully in the Three Hills Hospital May 9, 2018, three months shy of his 92nd birthday. Jack married his first wife Shirley in 1954. They had four children, Karen, Randy, Jack Jr. and Darren. After his divorce he met Dorothy Jessop and they married December 30th, 1972. He gained a step-daughter June and step-son Dale. Jack was pre-deceased by his parents Floyd and Sue Horne, brothers Bill and wife Marion, Harry and wife Sylvia and sister Kathleen and husband Joe Cardinal. He leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife Dorothy. His one surviving sibling, sister Alma and Fred of Okotoks. His daughter Karen of Lethbridge, sons Randy (Sue) of Carbon, Jack of Lethbridge and Darren of Venezuela, step-daughter June and Rob Saunders of Carbon and step-son Dale and Margaret of Calgary. Also, by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Jack spend time in the Canadian Army during WWII until his honourable discharge. Jack worked at Foremost International in Calgary for the Nodwell family for 32 years. Jack and Dorothy moved to Carbon in 1974 and purchased and ran the Corner Store for many years. They changed the business eventually to a drapery and dress shop as Dorothy was an accomplished seamstress. Eventually they sold the business. Jack worked for Bertram Drilling for 17 years. After his retirement, he would help local farmers with seeding and harvesting, driving their combines. He would help his son Randy in his automotive shop, He would drive up the hill and open the shop and get the coffee on. He would run for parts to Drumheller or Three Hills. Due to Jacks failing health, Jack and Dorothy move to the Chateau in Three Hills where they were well looked after. Jack spent his last month in the hospital where he quietly and peacefully passed away. Always remembered and dearly loved. A celebration of Life was held on Wed. May 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Carbon Valley Community Church, Carbon, AB with Pastor Ron Berg officiating.Kneehill Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements 443-5111.