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Brenda Jane Knobbe

February 12, 1944 until March 13, 2024

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Ray Gordan Horner of Bella Vista, age 80, passed away on March 13th, 2024 at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Arkansas. He was born on February 12th, 1944 in Ogden, Utah to Frank and Mildred Horner.

Ray graduated from college with a BA in History. Though born in Ogden, he spent some considerable time in Sioux Falls, South Dakota before finally settling down in Northwest Arkansas. He enjoyed golfing, having been a past president of the Men’s Golfing Association, traveling in his R.V., and was a big Razorback fan. He worked as a fitness instructor at the YMCA. He met his wife, Jeannie, in Bella Vista in 2000, and they married that same year, October 24th.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Frank and Mildred, and one brother; Robert Horner.

Ray is survived by his wife of 23 years; Jeannie Horner, three sons; Tony Horner (Kate), John Horner (Kristin), and Jamie Horner (Alisha) all of Georgia, one daughter; Mary Lynn Baldwin (Scott) of Washington, six grandchildren on the Horner side, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren on the Baldwin side, and one Blue Heeler; Bella Ray.

He will be laid to rest next to his family at the Masonic Cemetery in Des Moines, Iowa at a later date.

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