More detail on this person: CW4 (Ret.) George B. Horan, Sr., 83 of Columbus, Georgia passed
away on May 13, 2016.
A funeral service to celebrate his life will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 3:00 PM in Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, 4071 Macon Rd, Columbus, Georgia with Reverend Paul Buckhiester officiating. Burial in Parkhill Cemetery after the service. Visitation was held Tuesday evening from 4:30 PM until 7:30 PM at Striffler-Hamby.
George B. Horan was born on December 18, 1932 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late William A. Horan, M.D. and Vera Ann Horan. He faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army as a helicopter pilot and instructor, serving two tours during the Vietnam Conflict and retiring after almost 30 years. After retiring from the U. S. Army he volunteered at Ft. Benning's Martin Army Hospital shuttling people to and from the parking lot. George was a pillar in his community helping those less fortunate and for his service to his community he became one of WTVM's Nine Special Friends. He was a loving, gentle, kind and big hearted soul, with a sense of humor that will be greatly missed by all who knew and especially loved him.
Survivors include his loving wife of 31 years, Nancy E. Horan; daughter, Brenda Horan Maynard; stepdaughters, Betty Dunn, Rebecca Starling, Rosemary Baker, Karen Mercer, and Lani Tucker; stepson, Jim Tucker; grandchildren, Kevin Maynard and Melissa Kirkland; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Burial: Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Burial information: Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, GA
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