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SSG Howard Roulhac Horne, Jr.

Obituary for SSG Howard Roulhac Horne, Jr.

March 11, 1936 - April 2, 2019
Chipley, Florida | Age 83

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The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the name of the Lord. We are traveling through this land as pilgrims. Some travel faster than others. Howard started his journey March 11, 1936. He traveled for eighty-three years and twenty days.
Howard Roulhac Horne, Jr., a descendent of the late Howard Horne Sr. and Grace Roulhac Horne departed this life April 2nd, 2019 at Nolan Hospital in Dothan, Alabama.
Howard grew up in Washington County (Orange Hill Community). He received his elementary and secondary education in the schools of Washington County. Upon graduation, he matriculated to Florida A and M University. Realizing there was a need for him by his country he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served for over 17 years with tours of duty in The Republic of South Korea and the Republic of Vietnam. After, leaving the military he was employed as a Heavy Equipment Operator and a Brick Layer until his health declined.
Howard, confessed God as his personal Lords and Savior at an early age by joining Saint Joseph A.M.E Church and later Grant Tabernacle A.M.E. Church, Chipley Florida.
Howard was united in holy matrimony to the love of his life, Maggie Rea Thomas, (who he affectionately called Mag) who departed this life April 1st, 2010.
Howard loved life and family. There was nothing he would not do to assist any family member that called upon him.
Howard was preceded in death by his Sister, Anne Kathryn Davis and Nephew Rory Howard Davis.
He leaves to cherish his memory one nephew: James Davis, Jr.; Special Great niece: Amanda Kathyrn Davis; Great nieces: Sabel Karoline Davis, Alisa Marie Davis; Great Nephews: Evan Ross Davis, Rory James Davis; Great-great niece: Atalaya Annalise Spencer; and Great-great nephew: Rory James Davis Jr.; First Cousins: Virena Brown, Vivian Koonce, Maudelyn Johnson, Althea O'Bryant,; Joyce Martin, Jacqueline Newkirk, William Rudolph Jackson, Virginia Long, Robert Dotson, Alec Jackson, Dorothy Jackson and Grace Jackson: Brother in-laws: Elder Michael Killings and Antonio Robinson. First Cousin in-law: Ida Mae Cotton and many other relatives and friends,

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