Chan Stuart Horne | 1945-2018

Published Saturday, September 1, 2018

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Chan Stuart Horne Sr.

Chan Stuart Horne Sr., 73, of Springtown, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Springtown.

Memorial service is 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 1, at St. Johns Catholic Church in Bridgeport.

Chan was born April 20, 1945, in Richlands, N.C., to Hubert Lester and Ruby Gordon (Scott) Horne. He was a member of the United States Air Force and served his country for 20 years. He worked for Lockheed Martin and served with the Cottondale Volunteer Fire Department for 10 years.

Chan was a member of St. Johns Catholic Church in Bridgeport and served on the Parish Council. He donated countless hours to the community for anything needed.

He was well-known as Santa Claus in Bridgeport and Wise County for many years and brought joy to children of all ages.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son James Stewart Horne; sisters Lois Horne and Sadie Edwards; and brothers Robert Stanton, Harold Horne and E.W. Horne.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Margaret Peggy (Blisseck) Horne; sons Chan Stuart Horne Jr., Michael Chan Horne and Matthew Chan Horne; sister Mary Jones; many grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Cottondale Fire Dept., 2852 CR 3555, Paradise, TX 76073.

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