ORAL V. HORNE ~ Class of 1950 (Honorary)
March 6, 1931 - January 25, 2007
Oral V. Horne, 75, passed away January 25, 2007 in his home. He was born March 6, 1931 in Smithfield, Utah. Oral lived in the Tri-Cities area for 54 years and was a member of the LDS Church, and was a part of the Eagles and Moose Lodges.
Oral spent his early childhood in Smithville, Utah on the boxing team at Columbia High and later joined the United States Navy. He married Marie Hertenstein in 1948. He loved to sing, play golf, and cribbage. Oral woked at Hanford for 42 years and retired in 1993.
He is survived by his wife Yolanda, two brothers Derlin and Eugene, sisters Velda Ridgeway and Ardis Leivitt, sons Steven and Roger, daughters Ellen K. Dale, Arlene Ray Cotner, Deanna M. Jeffres, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife Marie E. Horne, son Darrell Lee Horne, parents Vernel Horne and Leah Horne, and his two brothers Lawrence and Morris.
Viewing will be at Einanís Funeral Home in Richland, Tuesday, January 30, 2007 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1720 Thayer Drive in Richland on Wednesday, January 31, 2007 with viewing from 9:00 AM until the service at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland with full military honors.
Donations and memorial contributions can be made c/o Yolanda Horne 373 Cottonwood Richland, WA 99352.
Oral at ITT/FSS in 1968