Mr. Carl Edward Hornberger, 101, of Wolfe City, Texas passed away on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born on August 15th 1918 in Atlantic, Iowa to the late Carl Hornberger and Lettie Brock Hornberger. Carl retired from the oilfield then went to work for the City of Irving. He served in the Army from February 6, 1945 to January 17, 1946. He is a World War II Veteran. Carl was a loving and devoted husband, father, grand father and Christian as a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church of Cambell, Texas. He taught sunday school for 20 years in Kermit, Texas and was a former member of the Grand Saline Assembly of God Church. After retirement he and his wife Evie cleaned the Methodist Church in Mineola for many years.
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He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Melvin Milner; daughters, Imogene Wallace, Katheryn Elliott and Juanita Gibson; brother, Ralph Hornberger; sister, Vada Gilbert, Mary Freeman and Ethel Jarman and two grandsons, Shane Elliott and Rex Harbin.
He is survived by his wife, Evie Hornberger of Wolfe City; daughters, Brenda Forga and husband Wendell of Wolfe City and Linda Jones and husband Jerry of Lake Fork; brother, Charles Hornberger of Granbury; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-seven great grandchildren and eleven great great grandchildren and nine great great great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 7th, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Beaty Funeral Home 5320 S. State Hwy. 37 Mineola, TX 75773. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 pm on Friday at the funeral home, Bro. James Rolston conducting. Interment will be at Roselawn Memorial Garden in Mineola, with Caleb Monroe, Colton Goodwin, Jordan Caldwell, Sheldon Ussery, Nicholas Forga, Ian Shockley serving as pallbearers.