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Harold Horr

May 4, 1931 — December 12, 2012

Harold R. Horr, 81, of Waynesburg, Pa. and formerly of West Alexander, Pa. died at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2012 in the Southwest Regional Medical Center, in Waynesburg, Pa. after being in failing health for the past year.He was born in West Finley Twp. Washington Co. Pa. a son of the late Henry Glenn and Helen Margaret Mahan Horr.Mr. Horr had resided in the West Alexander for several years, Graysville and West Finley Twp. prior to moving to the Waynesburg area in 2005. He was a former member of the Grace Bible Church in West Middletown and was a member and trustee of the Maranantha Baptist Church in Holbrook at the time of his death.Mr. Horr was a veteran of the Korean War where he served with the U.S. Army as a private first class and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.He was formerly employed as a meter reader and service technician with Columbia Gas in New Brighton, Pa. for nineteen years prior to retiring in 1969, a bus driver for the Grace Bible Christian School, and was a self employed dairy farmer in West Alexander until 1983.Mr. Horr was a former member of the Big Knob Grange in Beaver Co., Pa. and was an avid horseman and member of the Percheron Horse Association in Fredericktown, Ohio.He enjoyed country music and square dancing.On June 20 1952 he married Colleen Ramona Dunn who died in June 1996.Surviving from this marriage are his children, Sandy, wife of Billy Reece of Coburn, Va., Steven, husband of Mary Horr of West Alexander, Dennis, husband of Elaine Horr of Goshen, Ohio and Greg, husband of Wendy Horr of Hemet, CA.; 11 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; four brothers, Paul Horr of Holbrook, Thomas, husband of Linda Horr of St. Helen's, MI., W. Laverne, husband of Rosella Horr of Freedom and George, husband of Janet Horr of Masontown; several nieces and nephews.On April 27, 1997 he married Maxine Lee Parson Hewitt who survives, along with her children, Daunice, wife of Ronald Lohr of Waynesburg, James, husband of Debby Hewitt of Graysville and Jeff Hewitt of Waynesburg; nine grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.Deceased in addition to his parents and first wife are a daughter, Amy Horr; three great grandchildren, McKenzie, Trevor and Levi Horr; a sister, Karen Young.The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Maranantha Baptist Church, 353 Maranantha Rd., Holbrook, Pa. 15341.

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