Augusta, GA – Robert T. “Bobby” Horne, Sr, 85, husband of 61 years to  Betty June Horne, entered into rest Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019, at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend John Bartlett and Reverend David Shelton officiating.

Mr. Horne, son of the late Naomi Knox Williams and Robert E. Horne, was a 1951 graduate of Richmond Academy and a member of Miracle Baptist Church. A veteran of the United States Navy, he served in the Korean Conflict and retired from the US Army reserves with twenty years of service.  He retired from the US Postal Service as Post Master of Hephzibah GA after 37 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Billy Horne.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Robert T. Horne, Jr (Debi), of Hephzibah, Perry Dean Horne (Darlene), of Grovetown, Kim Jarnagin (Phillip), of Hephzibah, and Sommer Horne, of North Augusta; his grandchildren, Richard Horne (Mellanie), Jennifer Burgess (Mike), Nicholas Horne (Terrah), Andrew Jarnagin, Garrett Jarnagin, and Jennifer Spencer; and fifteen great grandchildren.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Miracle Baptist Church, 1308 Hephzibah-McBean Rd, Hephzibah, GA 30815.

The family will receive friends, Saturday, January 5, 2019, from 1:00 PM until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.