Richard Hornbeck

September 27, 1927 - October 13, 2017

09/27/1927 - 10/13/2017

Past Services

Tuesday October 17, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Tuesday October 17, 2017
7:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

Richard Hornbeck, 90, of Shadyside, Ohio died Friday October 13, 2017 at his home.
Richard was born September 27, 1927 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late Emmit and Evelyn Carr Hornbeck.
Richard was retired owner-general manager of Top Auto Sales, formerly of Bellaire, He was a member and past president of the Kiwanis Club having many years of perfect attendance, and serving one year as President, He was also a member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board, served as a volunteer at Reynolds Memorial and East Ohio Regional Hospitals.

He was a WWII Army Veteran having served as part of the army of occupation in Germany in the 66th Constabulary Squadron attaining a rank one below M/Sgt. He returned to Bellaire and served in the 983rd Engineer Battalion attaining the rank of M/Sgt.

He established a scholarship program for Bellaire High School Students, served on various community committees and was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Bellaire, Ohio.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were two brothers, Thomas and Harry Hornbeck and a sister, Ida Mae Hornbeck.

Surviving is a son, Richard (Joni) Hornbeck of Montrose, CO. grandchildren, Landon Hornbeck and Carly (Tim) Hornbeck-Brown, two great-grandchildren, Noa Quinn and Rue Ivy Brown., and a close friend, Geraldine Sketel.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio, Tuesday from 4pm until time of Funeral service at 7p.m. with Pastor Phil Bliss officiating.

Final arrangements will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army

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6 years ago

I worked for Mr. Hornbeck I was his caregiver he was a great guy. Amazing person

Jim Everson
6 years ago

Rest on peace Richard

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Richard Hornbeck, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Richard Hornbeck, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

donald cassidy
6 years ago

so sorry for your loss in my thought and prayers Donald cassidy