Robert James Horning

Robert James Horning
Robert James Horning

Our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Robert James Horning (Bob) passed away June 16, 2017 surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Bob was born June 28, 1944 to George and Margaret Horning, and was the youngest of 3 children. He married the love of his Life Jeannie in 1969.
Right after high school Bob worked at Harold’s Upholstery. Harold always told him once you’re a rag tacker you would always be a rag tacker. After trying several job opportunityies Bob always came back to being a rag tacker, a profession that lasted throughout his life time. He started work at Chemetron in Laurel in 1970 and held several positions during his employment to include: welder, shift supervisor maintenance supervisor, field project manager and fix plant manager. Bob’s career took him to many locations to include Mexico, Canada and all over the United States. After 40 years he retired from Chemetron in Laramie, Wyoming.
Bob lived in Laurel, Montana for 30 years and then moved to Pennsylvania, Wyoming and his final stop in Utah so he could be close to his grandchildren. After retirement Bob started his own business with his son Jaime and was back to being rag tacker with High Altitude Aircraft.
Some of Bob’s favorite things to do throughout his life were fishing, camping , hunting and spending time with friends and family and especially his grandchildren. He would always tell the boys what goes on at hunt camp stays at hunt camp. Bob loved his morning coffee with Fishstick, the pet fish that resided at the dining room table.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 48 years Jeannie, his 2 children Jaime and Cheri, 4 wonderful grandchildren Ani, Colson, Carson, Hunter and his daughter-in-law, ​Theresa.
Thank you, Mark, Wayne, Nikki and Jake for the great night in Las Vegas.
Thank you, Dennis and Gloria, Larry and Sharon, Mark and especially Nikki.
Thank you all for you many phone calls and cards.
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


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