Billy Horn, 77

Nov. 17, 1924 — Aug. 24, 2014Billy D. Horn, 77, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at 7:05 a.m. in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.Billy was born Aug. 10, 1937, in Mentone, to Dwayne and Maxine (Wideman) Horn.He served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.Billy took Patricia A. Fancil to be his wife. She would precede him in death.In 1987 he retired from Gladieux Refinery, in New Haven, as a diesel mechanic after 27 years of service.Survivors include a son, Billy Horn, Jr. of Columbia City; four daughters and sons-in-law, Kim and Robert Sweet of Columbia City, Chris and Howie Welch of Columbia City, Sonia and Chris Welch of Fort Wayne, and Deana and Sean Roof of Fort Wayne; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren (with four on the way); five sisters and a brother-in-law, Sharon Miller, Lynde and Larry Yeiter, Judy Robinson and Luann Horn all of Warsaw.Preceding Billy in death in addition to his wife is brother, Larry G. Horn, two sons, Rocky Horn and Maurice Horn, and daughter, Cynthia Horn.Family and friends will gather for a time of sharing in support of each other today from 10 a.m. to noon at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw. A service celebrating the life of Billy D. Horn will follow beginning at noon in the funeral home. Pastor Tim Kumber of Warsaw Church of God will officiate. Burial will take place in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.The family has asked that gifts in Billy’s memory be given to a charity of choice or simple acts of kindness may be done for others in Billy’s memory. The staff of Titus Funeral Home considers it a privilege to care for the family and friends of Billy D. Horn. Visit for online condolences.