Paul J. Horsley Sr.
September 21, 1941 -- May 8, 2016
Paul J. Horsley, 74, of Shipshewana, died at 8:30 am on Sunday, May 8,
at Parkview Hospital, Ft. Wayne. He was born on September 21, 1941 in
Indianapolis, to Joseph and Ruth (Everettes) Horsley. He first married
Patricia Sisk, she died May 22, 2003. He married Katie Craig on February
14, 2004; she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife Katie Craig
Horsley are a daughter, Tina Horsley of Indianapolis; five sons, David
Horsley of Muncie, Scott Horsley of Indianapolis, Charlie Horsley of TX,
Michael Horsley of Indianapolis, P.J. Horsley of Shipshewana; several
grandchildren, including James who he raised, Ronald, Joseph and
Sarah Ann, several greatgrandchildren including Willow; sister, Virginia
Johnson of Nineveh, IL; brother, Larry Horsley of Indianapolis. He was
preceded in death by his first wife and parents. Paul was a happy go
lucky person who loved animals and was a Colt’s fan. He loved gospel,
blue grass and country music and western movies, especially Johnny
Cash, John Wayne and Clint Eastwood. He had worked for the city of
Indianapolis in the city water and sanitation department and after
retirement he worked part time for Kroger. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:
00 pm on Tuesday May 10, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South
Main Street Middlebury. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am on
Wednesday, May 11, at Shore Mennonite Church, Shipshewana.
Services will be conducted by Pastor Carl Horner. Burial will be in Shore
Cemetery, Shipshewana. Memorials may be given to Parkview
Foundation Palliative Care for Liver Research or Menno-Hof.
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We will really miss his happy presence at our church services. What a
super nice guy.
From: Michele Berkey
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Thank You for choosing to be my Dad. Love Your Daughter
From: Tina Horsley
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I will remember Paul's cheerful disposition and always having a kind
word to say every time I talked with him. He was a kind and caring
neighbor too. Rest in sweet heavenly peace Paul.
From: Susan Zendol