Merle Horn

March 5, 1930 - May 13, 2021
Merle Horn

Merle S. Horn, 91, of St. Clairsville, Ohio died Thursday, May 13, 2021 in the Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, West Virginia.

He was born March 5, 1930 in Bellaire, Ohio son of the late Samuel S. and Jessie McGrew Horn.

Merle was retired from the Swisher International formerly Bloch Brothers in Wheeling, West Virginia, a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bellaire, Ohio Life Member of the American Legion Post 52 Bellaire, Life Member of the Ohio River Valley Elks 231 Martins Ferry and a graduate of Bellaire High school, Class of 1948. Merle was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons-in-law, Robby L. Fish and Arthur Varner, II, two sisters, Laura Horn and Sarah Schlanz and a niece, Shelia VanHorn.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Ann Ehasz Horn, whom he married on November 17, 1956; three children, David (Charlotte) Horn of Burke, Virginia, Denise Fish of St. Clairsville, Ohio and Doreen Horn of Marietta, Ohio. Also three grandchildren, Ruth Horn, Josiah Horn and Marie (Stephen) Mogensen, step grandson, Robby W. Fish, great granddaughter, Selah Mogensen and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday from 2 pm until time of services at 3pm at the Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists, St. Clairsville Chapel 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, Ohio with Msgr. George Coyne officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 52 Bellaire by going to www.tmcfunding.com


Service

Sunday, May 16, 2021
3:00 PM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists-St. Clairsville Chapel - Directions
204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950
740-695-0475

Visitation

Sunday, May 16, 2021
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists-St. Clairsville Chapel - Directions
204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950
740-695-0475

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  • May 15, 2021
    Frank and Jan Easton lit a candle:
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  • May 16, 2021
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Merle S. Horn, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Air Force Veteran, Merle S. Horn, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • May 16, 2021
    Jack & Martha Morehart says:
    Dear Family, We grieve with you. May the Peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, come upon all our hearts and minds, in Christ Jesus. May Love memories flow! In Jesus' Love, Jack and Martha

  • May 16, 2021
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  • May 18, 2021
    The Okamoto Family says:
    Psalm 23:1 The LORD Is My Shepherd A Psalm of David. Psalm 23:1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He is in the Lord’s Kingdom and so blessed! Peace be with you all.