Paul A. Hornbaker, 82

December 17, 2008

MARCH 24, 1926-DEC. 15, 2008

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Paul A. Hornbaker, 82, of Buchanan Trail West, died Dec. 15, 2008, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born March 24, 1926, in Cove Gap, Pa., he was a son of the late Harry R. and Elsie Gordon Hornbaker.

He worked for Covert Construction and Rockwell Construction, both of Mercersburg.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He was a member of American Legion Post 517 and VFW Post 6241, both of Mercersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Betty G. Shaffer Hornbaker, whom he married Dec. 20, 1944; two sons, Larry E. Hornbaker of Greencastle, Pa., and Terry L. Hornbaker of Mercersburg; one sister, Betty Bard of Ft. Loudon, Pa.; two brothers, Kenneth Hornbaker of Chambersburg and Dorn Hornbaker of Mercersburg; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Lester Hornbaker.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Mercersburg. The Rev. Michael L. Baughman will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg, where graveside military services will be held.


Viewing is two hours before the service Thursday in the funeral home.

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