John Paxton Horn
John Paxton Horn, Jr., 59, passed away July 18, 2014 at his home in Groesbeck. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home in Mexia with Pastor John L. Cashew, Jr. Interment was in the Lost Prairie Cemetery. John was born October 5, 1954 in Mexia, Texas to John Paxton Horn, Sr. and Lois Mae Tumlinson Horn. He grew up and lived in Groesbeck his entire life. He had worked for Chapman Construction Company and Frost Construction. John was a simple man who enjoyed living a simple life. Just give him the great outdoors and he was happy. He enjoyed fi shing, camping and Blues music. John was an excellent gardener who could grow anything with very little effort. He was a collector of coins and knives, which he also enjoyed sharpening. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Sandra Kay Horn Chapman. John is survived by his niece, Christina Ray of Groesbeck; two greatnieces, Lexus Vine and Brianna Ray both of Groesbeck; aunts, Mary Beth Owen of Groesbeck and Betty Mindenhall of OK; uncle, Elvis Tumlinson Livingston; a number of cousins and other relatives; and numerous friends. Pallbearers were Lee Thornton, Tom Hirleman, Doug Aills, Dewayne Forge, Miles Owen, Charles McDaniel. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Owen, Alvin Chapman and Boomer West. Please visit www.blairstubbs. com to leave the family a memorial message.