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Bobby Hornsby

January 17, 1981 - July 14, 2013
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On July 14, 2013, Robert Layden Hornsby was heroically called home. Robert, 32, was a beloved father, son, and husband with an infectious personality. He was selfless and always put others before himself up to his last breath. Robert was born on January 17, 1981 in Lexington, Kentucky to Judy Hornsby and the late Charles Hornsby. He graduated from Temple High School in 2000. Robert married his wife, Kimberly on June 30, 2007 in Killeen, Texas and had just celebrated their 6th wedding anniversary. They welcomed the birth of their first child, Layden Morgan Hornsby on August 15, 2008. Braxx Anderson Hornsby, their second child,...
On July 14, 2013, Robert Layden Hornsby was heroically called home. Robert, 32, was a beloved father, son, and husband with an infectious personality. He was selfless and always put others before himself up to his last breath.

Robert was born on January 17, 1981 in Lexington, Kentucky to Judy Hornsby and the late Charles Hornsby. He graduated from Temple High School in 2000. Robert married his wife, Kimberly on June 30, 2007 in Killeen, Texas and had just celebrated their 6th wedding anniversary. They welcomed the birth of their first child, Layden Morgan Hornsby on August 15, 2008. Braxx Anderson Hornsby, their second child, joined their family on April 26, 2012. Following his desire to help people, his community and have a career his children would be proud of he joined the Killeen Police Department in January of 2009. In December of 2012 one of Roberts career passions of joining the Killeen Police Department SWAT Team was realized when he was selected to serve alongside them. He recently celebrated receiving his Intermediate license.

Robert was an active member at First Baptist Church of Killeen, Texas. He enjoyed serving as the Sgt at Arms for the West Bell County FOP lodge 32.

When Robert was not working he enjoyed taking fishing trips and going to the gym with his friends. He was an excellent father and role model for his children and enjoyed spending time outdoors with them.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Hornsby. He is survived by his wife Kimberly Hornsby and his two children, Layden Hornsby and Braxx Hornsby. His mother Judy Hornsby of Pflugerville, Texas and three brothers: Charles Hornsby of Pflugerville, Texas, Brandon Hornsby of Pflugerville, Texas, and Benjamin Hornsby of San Marcos, Texas. His aunt Lovelace Shelton and aunt Kathy Shelton of Lexington, Ky,. His aunt Shirley and uncle Danny Bowen of Versaills, Ky. His uncle WC Bowman of New Bern, North Carolina.

Robert was a man of integrity, honor and faith. Everybody loved to be around him. His top priority was making sure that his family was taken care of. He gave the ultimate sacrifice, his life. He will be forever missed but the legacy he left will live on.

"My wife and I saw your interview tonight on tv. Our hearts go out to you and your children over this terrible loss. I am so glad to know that Bobby was a..." dave (purmela, TX)

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