Donald G. Ford Funeral Home
Grafton, WV 304-265-1570 Cell: 304-288-3206
Harold K. VanHorn, age 92 of Grafton, WV (formerly of Evansville Pike) passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Home Away from Home Personal Care Home in Grafton.
He was born April 26, 1926 in Richwood, WV a son of the late David K. and Stacy (Shell) VanHorn.
He is survived by two sons, Charles D. “Chuck” VanHorn (Edie)and Steve VanHorn (Jo Etta) all of Grafton; four grandchildren, Hollie Summers (Frank), Hayley Wyckoff (Eric), James VanHorn, and Stacey Gump (Todd), all of Grafton; two step grandchildren Dawn Lake and Sherry Lake Woodford; six great-grandchildren, Savanna Wyckoff, Jefferey Wyckoff, Rowan Pace, Addison Pace, Carson VanHorn, and Beau Gump; one brother, Paul VanHorn of Fairmont; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Nellie P. (Poling) VanHorn and second wife, Cosby M. (Potts) VanHorn; one step-son, Donald L. Lake; one step-daughter, Frances Rigger; and two sisters, Pauline and Lila.
Harold served in the US Army during World War II then worked in the logging and strip mine business and also worked as a heavy equipment operator.
He enjoyed his family, hunting, and fishing and was a member of the Weslyan Holiness Church in Grafton.
The family will receive friends at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton on Sunday, September 23rd from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour on Monday.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor D.J. Maley officiating.
Interment will follow at the Woodsdale Memorial Park Cemetery in Grafton.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Taylor County Honor Guard and the Army Honor Guard from Camp Dawson.