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February 11, 2014

Harold E. Hornback

Jan. 1, 1947 - Feb. 7, 2014

MIDDLETOWN — Harold E. Hornback, 67, resident of Middletown, passed away Feb. 7, 2014, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital, Anderson.

He was born Jan. 1, 1947, in Henry County, the son of Ronald Hornback and Lenora Van Horn.

He was a 1965 graduate of Yorktown High School and served in the U.S. Army.

He retired from General Motors in 1996 after 31 years of service.

He was an avid golfer and very involved with his grandchildren’s sports. He coached youth softball for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Cox) of Middletown; children, Deanna (Jeff) Fites of Middletown and Christy (Tony) Myers of Middletown; grandchildren, Michelle and Dean Fites and Braydin Myers; sisters, Eileen Stewart of Yorktown, and Carol Fender of Muncie; and one brother, Kenny Hornback (Bonnie) of Alexandria.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Hornback; sisters, Janet Enterkin, Mary Spencer and Barbara Muller; as well as an infant daughter, Sherry Lynn, in 1972.

A Celebration of Life will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Middletown Community Building (Lions) in Dietrich Park in Middletown.

Memorials may be made to the Shenandoah Softball League, c/o Shelly Kimmerling, 499 N. 12th St., Middletown, IN 47356.

Online Guestbook at: www.ballardandsons and Facebook/Ballard and Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

The Ballard family is honored to celebrate the life of Harold Hornback with family and friends.

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