Roger J. Horrell

Roger James Horrell, 72, of Warren, IN, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at 8:25 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Horrell was a 1965 graduate of Cleer Creek High School. He also obtained a business degree from Indiana Business College and a bachelor’s from Marion College. He served in the United States National Guard from 1967 to 1973.

He worked in finance for most of his life. He formerly was employed at Seyferts, H.K. Porter, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Wabash Alloys and retired from Huntington County Community Schools as a bus driver after 15 years of service. He served on various committees throughout his lifetime at Mt. Etna United Methodist Church, where he and his wife were members. He was a certified lay speaker for the United Methodist Church, a member of the Roanoke Lions Club and past president of the board and was chairman of the supervisory committee for the Community Link Federal Credit Union.

He was born Friday, April 25, 1947, in Huntington County to James W. and Corinne C. Kitt Horrell. He married Wilberta "Billie" Cramer Horrell on Dec. 20, 1970, in Applegate Chapel, Warren, and she survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Tracy (Kristen) Horrell, of Russiaville; a daughter, LaTishia Horrell, of Markle; a brother, Ron (Sue) Horrell, of Huntington; a sister, Janice Bolin, of North Webster; and three grandchildren, Jay William Horrell, Bennett Layne Horrell and Felicity James Horrell.

Calling is Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 7, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home 203 N. Matilda St., Warren. A funeral service will immediately follow calling on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Mike Gallant officiating.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Etna Cemetery in Huntington.

Memorials are to Mt. Etna United Methodist Church Capital Improvement Fund, 6383W-600S,  Huntington, IN 46750 or Huntington County 4-H Fair Association, 354 N. Jefferson St., Suite 202, Huntington, IN 46750.