GREENVILLE, KY., Donald “Donnie” Benton Horn, 71, of Greenville passed away Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 12:01 am in the Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital following a sudden illness. He was born on July 1, 1949 in Muhlenberg County the son of Carl Benton Horn and Betty Jean Talley Horn. Donnie was of the Baptist faith. He retired from Peabody Coal Company as a boss. Following his retirement, he opened Prestige Coal in Ohio County until his retirement in 1998. “Diamond Don” was a buyer and trader of merchandise and anything he could deal with.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Eric Horn.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years Judy Ann Browning Horn of Greenville, 2 sons Donald Scott Horn of Vacaville, California, and Bradley Thomas “Bear” Horn of Greenville, 1 brother Carl Thomas (Debbie) Horn of Sacramento, 1 sister Peggy Horn of Evansville, IN., 1 uncle Buddy (Debbie) Blake of Madisonville.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm from Gary’s Funeral Home by Reverend Billy Thompson with burial to follow in Friendship Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 10:00 am on Wednesday, until service time at 1:00 pm. In accordance with state mandates, face coverings for people in attendance and social distancing will be required.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.garysfuneralhome.net