Leonard C. Horn, 88, of Switz City, passed away at 5:20 a.m. on Thursday Nov. 2, 2006 at Lyons Health and Living Center.
Born Feb. 16, 1918 in Greene County, he was the son of Timothy and Rella (Fordyce) Horn.
He was a Pearl Harbor survivor who was serving on the USS Utah during the bombing. He served in the U.S. Navy for 22 years and was in Tokyo Bay during the signing of the World War II peace treaty with Japan. He retired from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer. He belonged to the Worthington VFW, Fleet Reserve, and the Moose Lodge in Linton.
Survivors include: three nieces, Juanita (Horn) Lamm of Indianapolis, Jacqueline (Horn) Phillips of St. Petersburg, Florida, and Kathleen (Horn) Trammell of Venidocin, Ohio; one aunt, Ethel Rollison formerly of Bloomfield; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, G. Lorene Horn in 2002, and two brothers, Charles and Marshall Horn.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Jenkins & Sons funeral home in Bloomfield, with the Rev. Lysle Pittman officiating. Burial will be in Switz City cemetery where military honors will be presented.
Friends may call from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday and one hour prior to services Sunday at the funeral home.