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Glen Julian Horne

March 16, 1942 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 75)
Celebration of life services for Glen Horne, 75, will 11:00 A.M., Friday, February 9, 2018, in the Welch Funeral Home Chapel. Glen passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at his residence in Athens, Texas.

Mr. Horne was born March 16,1942, in Longview, Texas to Eldred and Estelle Horne. He was married to Sharon Wimberley for 28 years. Glen was a graduate of Longview High School and a member of the First Baptist Church of Longview for more than 40 years. Glen retired from Stemco in 2005 after 40 years of service. In retirement Glen became an avid walker, often bringing sweets and making friends wherever he went. He became affectionately known as “The Candyman” to those around him.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon. Survivors include two children Neil Sellers of Athens and Dawn Webb of Vidor, three grandchildren and a brother, Danny Horne of Kapolei, Hawaii.

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