Everett J. Horne age 83 of Evansville passed away Saturday March 29, 2008 at St. Mary’s MedicalCenter in Evansville.
He was born Nov. 30, 1924 to William and Leva (Young)
Horne. He had lived in Evansville since 1999 moving there from California
He is survived by his wife Martha (Cargal) Horne wife
of nearly 65 years to whom he married April 28, 1943, son and daughter-in-law,
Robert “Jim” and Rebecca Horne, San Carlos CA grandson Robert “ Bob” Burkhardt and wife Lesana, granddaughter, Shelley, Monahan and husband
Patrick, great grandsons, Tyler Schlatt, Kadin Monahan, Seth, Calab and
He was preceded in death by a daughter Pamela Burkhardt
his parents, brother, Charles, sisters, Lorna Horne, Olive Townsend, and Jean
Everett graduated from Mt.OlympusHigh
1943, where he was on the football and basketball teams. He worked for Emge Packing Co., General Motors in Muncie,
IN, and for twenty years at the NavalWeaponsSupplyCenter in Crane IN. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 1147
in Princeton and the Navy Fleet Reserve Association.
Everett entered the U.S. Navy in June 1943 having his basic
training in Great Lakes, IL. During his 20 years in the military he served in
W.W.11, Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He served on the USS Alger DE101
during W.W. II in South
America and Africa
where they were searching for German submarines. He attended radar school at
Virginia Beach, VA and worked at Naval Training Centers in Philadelphia, PA,
New Orleans, LA, Columbus OH, Norfolk VA, Newport, RI, then served on the USS
Diamond Head AE19
He was honorably discharged Dec. 12, 1945 at Great Lakes IL after W.W.II. He
then re-entered the Navy March 27, 1948.serving at the Naval Training Center in
Philadelphia PA, N.R.G. IN San Francisco CA, served on the USS Endicott D.M.S.
35 in San Diego CA, He attended Guided Missile School in Point Mugu CA in 1949. He then served on the USS Norton Sound
AV11 from 1949 to 1956, CICSchool and CIC officers WatchSchool in San Diego CA.
He served on the USS Princeton CVA-37 beginning in Feb 1952 during the Korean
Conflict. He then served in the N.A.V. Receiving Station in Pearl Harbor, the reserved TrainingCenter in Reno,
NV and in San JoseCA. He then was stationed at the Naval Air Station in Glynco, GA from 1960-1963, He then attended C.P.O. Leadership
Training in PensacolaFL and CareerAppraisalSchool in Bainbridge MD. Then serving on
the USS Cavalier APA37 in the Pacific Fleet from March 1963 to 1965. He
then retired on June 15 1965 in San
DiegoCA as OSCM-Retired Master Chief Operations Specialist
with 20 years of service.
Everett received many medals and accommodations for his 20
years of military service. They included the Navy Good Conduct Medal with four
bronze stars, American Campaign Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National
Defense Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, China
Service Medal, Korea Service Medal with one bronze Star, Armed Forces
Expeditionary Medal, and the Vietnam Medal.
He and his wife Martha traveled much after retirement, in all fifty states and
many trips abroad.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday
April 2, 2008 at the Colvin
Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Miller officiating, burial will follow in the OddfellowsCemetery in Princeton.
Visitation will be from 4:00
until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Full Military Rites will be
provided at the graveside.