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Curtis Horne Sr.

October 12, 1940 — May 6, 2013

Mr. Curtis L. Horne, Sr. age 72 of Madison, FL passed away May 6th, 2013 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Born on October 12, 1940, in Hazlehurst, Georgia, to the late Alvin Horne and Lucille Gilbreath Horne ONeal. He married Lindy Dunn on November 30, 1963. He lived in Tampa, working as a printer for the Tampa Tribune. He moved to Orlando where he and his brother, Wallace, opened Overland Fence Company. In 1984, he opened Hornes Used Cars, on Old Winter Garden Road, in Orlando, Florida. He loved cars and was very successful in the business. He loved helping people and would always say that is why he got into the car business. He loved to listen to Jimmy Swaggart preach and sing and loved country music. He had open heart surgery in 1994, and once recovered, he rode an exercise bike daily. He was a family man and would do anything for them. He was preceded in death by his sister, Helen Henry, and his brother, Wallace J. Horne. He is survived by his wife, Lindy Horne, of Madison, FL, a son, Curtis L. Horne Jr. Kathy Horne of Winter Garden, Florida, 2 daughters, Michelle Bentley Martin Sapp of Madison, Fl., and Carol Waples Johnny Waples, of Oakland, FL, 11 grandchildren, Rebecca Gomez Frankie Gomez, Matthew Blount Monica Blount, Bryan Blount, Michael Horne, Danielle Bentley, Amber Bentley, James Waples Joanna Macphelemy, Evelyn Waples, Johnny Waples IV JJ , Ryan Sapp and Tyler Sapp, 5 great grandchildren Cameron Blount, Marley Blount, Frankie Gomez, James Waples Jr., Michael Fochler and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 18th, 2013 at 12PM with services following at 1PM in the chapel of Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, Winter Garden. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Gotha, Fl.

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