Robert Ernest Horner


Robert Ernest Horner, age 88, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born on February 14, 1934, in Richwood, W. Va., a son of the late Asa Arthur and Beulah Geraldine Simmons Horner. On December 14, 2012, he was united in marriage to Judith Cowgar Williamson Horner, who survives.

Also surviving are four daughters: Teresa Miller, of Caldwell, Idaho, Geraldine Myrhammar, of Palm Springs, Fla., DeAnna Grogg and husband Donald, of Buckhannon, and Barbie Horner; four grandchildren: Michael Myrhammar, Donald Grogg II, Rebekah Workman and husband Sam, and Daniel Horner; 11 great grandchildren: Joseph Myrhammar, Dianna Grogg, Annabelle Grogg, Daniel Grogg, Audrey Workman, Gavin Workman, Greysen Workman, Wayman Workman, Iris Workman, Syrenia Horner, and Gideon Horner; one brother James Horner, of Weston; and one sister Donna Jean Yelich, of Shinnston.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one son Robert Ernest Horner II; one grandson Robert Horner III; one great-granddaughter Scarlett Horner; his maternal grandparents: Noah and Rose Simmons; one sister Marge; and three brothers: William, Richard and Elmer.

Mr. Horner was a contractor, electrician and plumber.

Special thanks are extended to nephew Michael Claypool for all his help.

The family received friends on Monday, May 23, 2022, at the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel. A funeral began at 5 p.m., with Pastor Holly J. Hoover officiating and the Upshur County Honor Guard conducting military honors. Following the services, the body will be cremated. Online condolences may be extended to the Horner family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. The Horner family entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel & Cremation Service with the arrangements.

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