Charles (Chuck) I. Van Horn, 70, a resident of St. Simons Island, died Friday in the Southeast Georgia Health System, Brunswick campus.
Mr. Van Horn was a native of Chattahoochee County, Georgia and had been a resident of St. Simons for the past 15 years. He was a graduate of Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Ga., and North Georgia Military College in Dahlonega, Ga. He was employed with Hartford Insurance Group in Hartford, CT. and Parker Kaufman Real Estate on St. Simons Island. He was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. He was a member of St. William Catholic Church.
One of the joys in Chuck's life was the many years he spent coaching little league baseball. He was an avid gardener and a gourmet cook. Recently he and his Coast Guard buddies were awarded second place in the Brunswick Stewbalee.
Survivors are his wife, Mary C. Van Horn of St. Simons Island, daughter, Elizabeth Fitzmaurice and son-in-law, Todd Fitzmaurice and granddaughter, Casey Woodard, and step-grandchildren, Tyler Fitzmaurice and Tess Fitzmaurice all of North Grafton, MA; two sons, Charles H. Van Horn, daughter-in-law, Christine Van Horn, granddaughters, Sara Van Horn, Kate Van Horn, Claire Van Horn all of Atlanta, Ga., and Daniel Van Horn, daughter-in-law, Eva Van Horn, grandchildren, Emily Van Horn, Jack Van Horn, Jessica Van Horn, Samantha Van Horn all of South Windsor, CT., brother, James Van Horn and sister-in-law, Nancy Van Horn both of Coshocton, Ohio and two nieces and nephews.
Memorial Service will be held at 11 am Thursday in the St. Williams Catholic Church with Monsignor John Kenneally officiating. Interment will follow in Oglethorpe Memorial Gardens with Military Honors at the graveside.
The family request in lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Heart Association. The family will receive friends in the Funeral Home from 5 to 7 PM Wednesday.
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Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.