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William "Bill" Horning, Jr.

March 24, 1934 ~ March 3, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

William "Bill" Horning, Jr. Obituary

William “Bill” Horning, Jr, 89 of Hope, Michigan passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 3, 2024. He was born March 24, 1934, to William J. Sr. and Jennie (Joslin) Horning. He currently resided in Terre Haute, IN from 2017-2024. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 54 years Shirley (Manges) Horning, his sisters Clarabel Lewis, Viola Heminenz, Florence Taylor, Bessie Gibbs and Mildred Moe. He is survived by sons, Bryan (Iantha) Horning of Terre Haute and Ricky W (Nancy) Horning of Oak Harbour, WA; daughter, Terri Horning of Hope, MI; grandchildren, William “Billy” (Megan) Horning and Bryanna (Fieldon) Dowell; great-grandchildren Carsen, Kynzlee and Maverick; several nieces, nephews, other extended family, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Bill retired from Hawkins Printing, was a longtime Michigan resident, a member of Hope Baptist Church and Hope United Methodist Church, a volunteer firefighter for Hope township in Michigan and coached Little League Baseball. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and camping. He loved bird watching, making fly fishing lures and spending time with his family, grandkids and great grandkids. He was an avid Michigan sports fan.

Special thanks to Harrison Crossing and staff, Southern Care Hospice of Terre Haute, his granddaughter Bryanna, who took special care of him while in his home, and to two special caregivers. Bambi Whitlock and Deb Evans.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donating to Southern Care Hospice or charity of your choice, in his memory.

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