Lawrence Horner

Lawrence Wilbert Horner

October 16, 1942 - May 13, 2020
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Lawrence W. Horner, 77, of East Liverpool passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at his home with his family by his side.

Lawrence was born in East Liverpool on October 16, 1942 a son of the late Evert and Nettie Horner. He was a graduate of East Liverpool High School Class of 1960. Lawrence retired as a sergeant major from the US Army. He proudly served his country during the Gulf War. He was a member of Beechwood Free Methodist Church, American Legion post 374 and a life member of VFW Post 66 and DAV Chapter 47. Lawrence was a dedicated lifelong Potter fan.

Preceding Lawrence in death were five sisters Dorothy DeLong, Betty Dilworth, Joan Pickins, Hattie Moore and Evelyn Henderson and three brothers Junior, Dana and Gary Horner.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, whom he married August 24, 2002, Linda M. (Brookes) Horner; three daughters Angela Marie Weinhaus and her husband Roger of South Dakota, Tracy Lynn Blair and her husband Tom of Germany and Melissa Coats and her husband Patrick of Chester, WV; son Daniel Bennett and his wife Chris of Columbus, GA; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Lawrence’s memory may be directed to East Liverpool Potters Booster Club, 100 Main Boulevard, East Liverpool, OH 43920.

In compliance with Ohio State regulations with concerns of the COVID-19 virus a private family service will be held at the Dawson Funeral Home. Burial at Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens. We encourage you to reach out to the family electronically at where condolences can be sent.
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  • Interment

    Monday, May 18th, 2020 |
    Monday, May 18th, 2020
    Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens
    6th St.
    Newell, West Virginia 26050
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Cecelia Beckner Clark

Posted at 06:00pm
I am so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was one of our “regulars” at the OTB. We will miss him greatly.

Jeff Braham

Posted at 06:40pm
Linda, my heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Lawrence was a special guy. I could always count on a call from him with a question about a repair at the house. I am really going to miss him as I know you will also. May God bless you and your family.

linda gerace

Posted at 09:08am
Dear Linda and Family, you have my sincere sympathy in the loss of your precious husband and father. May God's love surround you at this very difficult time. Linda (Sirianni) Gerace

Karen Dickey

Posted at 08:11am
Our deepest sympathy, so sorry for your loss.
Donald & Karen Dickey

Cheryl J Skinner, Tri-State Military Museum

Posted at 06:36am
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Lawrence Wilbert Horner, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Lawrence Wilbert Horner, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

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