Obituary for John Lemon Horne | Lotz Funeral Home Vinton Chapel
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John Lemon Horne

March 18, 1930 ~ September 15, 2018 (age 88)
John Lemon Horne went home to be with the Lord on Saturday September 15, 2018. John was a member of Diamond Hill Baptist Church, he retired from N & W Railroad and was honorably discharged from the Navy. He enjoyed working on the farm raising cattle and working in his garden. He was predeceased by his wife “Laura” (Arlene) Horne; son, Charles Horne; stepson, David Neal; parents; David and Roberta Horne; brothers, Carroll, Robert, and Lawrence; sisters, Hazel Davidson, Frances Lawhorn and Barbara “Bobbie” Mitchell.

Surviving family includes his children; Johnny Horne, Sharon Ranney (Thomas) and stepson, Noel Neal; grandchildren, Adam Ranney , Faren Williams, Cindy Gregory, Lori Neal, Jason Neal, Angie Horne and her children and great grandchild, Aiden Williams; brothers and sisters, Pauline Hurd, Joyce Abbott, Donald Horne, Bill Horne, Betty Hughes, David Horne and Doug Horne.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the Lotz Funeral Home Chapel in Vinton with Pastor Duane Seagle officiating. Interment will follow in Diamond Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Moneta. The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM prior to the service. The family request in lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3959 Electric Road, Roanoke, VA 24018 540-345-7600 or Gideon International Bibles, in memory of John Horne, 716 Battery Drive, Roanoke, VA 24011 540-563-9953. Online condolences may be made at
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