Mr. Benjamin F. Horn, fondly called Ben, of Bascom, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 14th at Signature Healthcare at the Courtyard. He was 86 years old.
A native of Jackson County, he was of the Baptist faith and a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Bascom. He served in the United States Navy and was Honorably Discharged. He was a retired mechanic.
He leaves fond memories with one son, Safare Horn (Jean) of Miami, Florida; four daughters, Sandora Bennett of St. Augustine, Florida, Vivian Plather (James), Natalie Horn and Myrlie Coleman (Broadway Cuthbert Harewood) all of Miami, Florida; 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren; and a host of sorrowing relatives, friends and church family.
A Celebration of Life will be held graveside Saturday, July 18th at 2 p.m. at Macedonia Church Cemetery in Bascom with Pastor Leroy Hall officiating. Interment will follow with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.