Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 23, 2013

Emory C. Hornsby

UNION, S.C. — Mr. Emory “Bud” Hornsby, age 72, husband of Ann Bells Hornsby of 3472 Lockhart Hwy., Union, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at his home.

Mr. Hornsby was born in Besoco, West Virginia, December 31, 1940, a son of the late Owen Pete Hornsby and Clara Bolen Hornsby. He was a graduate of Stoco High School in Coal City West Virginia and retired from the South Carolina Army National Guard. Mr. Hornsby was a member of the Church of God and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Surviving in addition to his wife, are a daughter, Andrea Hornsby Kirchner and husband, Karl of Spartanburg; a son, Charles Hornsby and wife Juanita of Spartanburg; two sisters, Drema Nelson and Galle Dunford and husband Ernest all of West Virginia; two brothers, Ed Hornsby and wife Walley and Jim Hornsby and wife Peggy all of Virginia; three grandchildren: Kristin Dirchner of Spartanburg, Tyler Hornsby of West Virginia and Alleigha “Gabby” Hornsby of the home. Mr. Hornsby was predeceased by a brother, Trace Hornsby.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Browns Creek Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. John Lee. Burial will follow at Union Memorial Gardens with Military Honors.

The family will receive friends Tuesday night from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home in Union.

Memorials may be made to Browns Creek Baptist Church, 118 Brown’s Creek Road, Union, SC 29379.

The family is at the home 3472 Lockhart Hwy., Union, SC. 29379.

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