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Howard Lyle Horning, Jr

December 18, 1941 ~ March 17, 2020 (age 78)


Age 78 of Jackson, passed away peacefully at home, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Trudy, sister Bonnie Breton, and parents Howard and Roberta Horning, Sr. Howdy is survived by his son Howard (Diane) Horning III, daughter Jody (Floyd) O'Dell, stepson Kip (Elanna) Young, Grandchildren whom he loved so dearly; Howie (Ashleigh), Bryce (Destiny), Brock (Hailey), Devin and Dena. Siblings; Kristen Horning and Jill Morrissey, Aunt Karen Avriett, niece and nephews; Jamie, Brett, Todd, Corey and Ronnie.  Also his furry pets, Kelly and Copper.

Howdy started working as a Aeronautical Engineer at Skyway, retiring from Michner Plating. He was a member of the Grotto Club and the America Legion Rose City Post #324. Fishing was his passion, enjoyed golfing, bowling and cooking. He also enjoyed watching his grandkids play sports.  If you saw him on the street he always had a good story to tell to make you laugh. He enjoyed taking care of sisters and family, family always came first. A special thanks to Floyd for breakfast and fishing weekly. Howdy will spend his eternal life fishing on the lake with Trudy. Per his wishes cremation has taken place and a Memorial service (fish fry) will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory can be sent to Cascades Humane Society. 

The Broken Chain

We little knew that morning

That God would call your name

In life we loved you dearly

In death we do the same

It broke our hearts to lose you

You did not go alone

For part of us went with you

The day God called you home

You left us peaceful memories

Your love is still our guide

And though we cannot see you

You are always at our side

Our family chain is broken

And nothing seems the same

But as God calls us one by one

The chain will link again

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