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Basil E. Horn

May 1, 1964 — January 8, 2021

Basil E. Horn, age 56, of Aleppo, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Pittsburgh VA Medical Center.

Born May 1, 1964 in Santa Ana, CA., son of the late Ronnie Leroy and Janet M. (Reynolds) Horn.

Basil graduated from Trinity High School in 1983 and went on to receive a Master’s Degree from Liberty University. He was a member of the Landmark Baptist Church in Waynesburg. Basil joined the U.S. Navy in 1984 and served during the Beirut conflict in 1986 and the Libia conflict in 1987 on the USS John Rogers DD-983. After the Navy, he enlisted in the Airforce Reserves until his honorable discharge in 2008. He loved watching funny movies and all of the Star Trek movies. Basil enjoyed nature and being outside.

He is survived by two children, Daniel Horn, of NY and Nicole (David) Ferguson, of Harrison, VA; seven siblings, Colleen Horn, Janell (Sam) Nero, and Shannon Owens, all of New Castle, Terry, Brett, and Brian Horn, all of Aleppo, and Scott (Patricia) Horn, of Henderson, NC.

At the request of the family all services will be private and have been entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone:724-499-5181.

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