Claude Revere Horn Jr.

Published 7:36 am Monday, February 21, 2022

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Mr. Claude Revere Horn Jr., 88, of Mocksville, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 at Arbor Acres in Winston-Salem.
He was born Nov. 10, 1933 in Davie County to the late Claude Revere Horn Sr. and Mary Louise Cooper Horn. Mr. Horn was an Eagle Scout, graduate of NCSU – Class of 1955, a veteran of the U.S. Navy and owner/operator of Horn Oil Co., Inc. He attended First Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Davie County Historical Society, Phi Kappa Ta Fraternity, NC Petroleum Marketers Assoc., Mocksville Rotary Club where he had served as a past president, and a past board member of Mocksville Savings & Loan. His love for the community gave him and his wife the desire to gift/sell the land for the Davidson-Davie Community College Campus, in Mocksville. He was also involved in the process of starting and gift/selling the land to what is the RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls. Due to his love for travel and adventure, Mr. Horn had his pilot’s license.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy “Dot” Gaither Morris Horn; a sister, Marion Ellis; and a grandson, Austin Horn.
Survivors: sons, Morris Horn, and Henry Horn (Lisa Richardson-Horn); grandchildren, Kristen Horn, Eden Horn, David Horn, Michael Horn and Caitlin Horn; and stepgrandchildren, Travin Richardson, Margo Richardson, and Ellie Richardson.
A funeral service will be conducted, Friday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dana Fruits officiating. At the request of the family, please be mindful of social distancing and wear a face covering. The service will be available to view on the Lambert Funeral Home website. Interment will follow in Rose Cemetery.
The family invites friends to come by Lambert Funeral Home, Thursday, Feb. 24 from 4-6 p.m., to pay respects.
In lieu of flowers, they request that memorials be considered for: Davie Community Foundation, 107 N. Salisbury St., Mocksville, NC, Memo: Ignite Davie.