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Louis Graham Horn

October 22, 1944 - July 17, 2015

Louis “Graham” Horn

Col. U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

Virginia Beach – Louis Graham Horn, 70, passed peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2015. He was born on October 22, 1944 in Wichita, KS to the late Louis & Bonnie (Graham) Horn. In addition to his parents, Graham was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Ronald Lee Barnes.

Graham graduated from Texas A&M University and also has graduate degrees from Wichita State University and William & Mary. After retiring from the US Air Force, he worked as Assistant Director of Continuing Education for the University of Virginia in Virginia Beach and later as a defense contractor for several companies. Among his military awards are 2 Legion of Merits, Airman’s Medal with Valor, Bronze Star, and an Award from the Republic of China (Taiwan), Ministry of Communication.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 44 years, Margaret “Maggie” (La Viola) Horn; daughter, Alice Horn; sister, Toni Barnes; nephew, Robert Barnes, his wife Rebecca, and their son Jackson; and many friends who will remember him fondly.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd., Virginia Beach, 23462. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10:00 am in St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 5345 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, 23462, followed by a graveside service with military honors at Olive Branch Cemetery, 2 Cpl J M Williams Ave., Portsmouth, 23701. Memorial donations in Graham’s honor may be made to: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – www.pancan.org, Fisher House to help military families – www.fisherhouse.org, or St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfh.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, July 24, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462


Service Information

Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015

Time: 10:00 am

Location:

St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church

5345 Virginia Beach Blvd,
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Mass of Christian Burial


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015

Location:

Olive Branch Cemetery

2 Cpl J M Williams Ave.
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Military Honors


Memorial Information

Memorial donations in Graham’s honor may be made to:

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – www.pancan.org

Fisher House to help military families – www.fisherhouse.org

St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church


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