Waid Franklin Hornbuckle Jr.


Waid Franklin Hornbuckle Jr. went to sing with the Lord at age 75 Monday morning, June 17, 2019, at home with his family by his side.
He was born to Waid Sr. and Bea Hornbuckle on Nov. 4, 1943, in Memphis, Tennessee. He married his high school sweetheart, Betty J. Wood on Dec. 30, 1963.
Waid graduated from Kokomo High in 1961. He worked and retired from the Kokomo Postal Service. Waid loved life and enjoyed many hobbies, including playing poker, pool, bowling, golf, fishing, making pottery, woodworking, and working with the Bobcat, along with many other activities. He also took great pleasure in being a good neighbor and friend to everyone.
He is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, Wayne (Angie Scott) Hornbuckle, and Shane Hornbuckle; grandchildren, Jennifer (Cory) Landis, and Leah Hornbuckle; great-grandchild, Braxton Landis; and siblings, Jenette Young, Michael (Kim) Hornbuckle, Patsy Butcher, and Lisa Ford.
In addition to his parents, Waid was preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Nava.
There will be a public visitation for Waid at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home on Friday, June 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed immediately by a funeral service. Waid will be laid to rest at Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Waid's name may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Published on June 19, 2019
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michael lipp
Jun 21, 2019
good friend will be missed