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Edward C. Horrell

August 18, 1920 December 4, 2019
Edward C. Horrell
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Edward C. Horrell, 99, of Ligonier, died Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown.

He was born August 18, 1920 in Fairfield Twp., a son of the late Robert and Myrtle Sweeney Horrell.

Prior to his retirement he had been employed by the former A.H. Sweeney Construction Co in Ligonier and Modal, Inc. of Latrobe. Ed was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member and former deacon and elder of the Covenant Presbyterian Church. Nothing brought more joy to his heart than spending time with his family. He was a automobile enthusiast and enjoyed NASCAR racing.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Hauer Horrell in 2007, and by two brothers, Robert and William Horrell.

Ed is survived by three children: Shirley (Paul) Dominic and Jeffrey C. (Charisse) Horrell, all of Ligonier, and Robert E. (Mary Jo) Horrell of Louisville, KY, nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Ed's family and friends will gather together Monday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel, Inc. 144 East Main Street, Ligonier, where his life will be celebrated Tuesday at 11:00AM with the Rev. John J. McClure officiating.

Interment will follow in the Ligonier Valley Cemetery.

The Ligonier Valley Veteran's Honor Guard will present military honors Monday at 7:00PM in the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made in Ed's memory to the local chapter of your Salvation Army.

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