Sherlen Horn, Jr.
Sherlen Horn, Jr., age 92, of Shelby, left this Earth to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
Sherlen was born on January 12, 1931 in Beauty, Martin County, Kentucky and had retired from Shelby Hospital in their maintenance department after 39 ½ years. Sherlen was an excellent guitar player- ecstatically playing both for fun and for the Lord. He also loved to tinker by figuring out how things were made and putting them back together.
Sherlen married his wife of 67 years, Della T. (Kegley) Horn, on June 30, 1956 and she survives. Also surviving are his sons: John (Christy) Sergent of Las Vegas, NV and Ed (Sheila) Horn of Euclid; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 2 sisters: Vella McClain and Della (Bugsy) Newport both of Shelby; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Sherlen was preceded in death by his father: Rev. Sherlen Horn, Sr.; mother: Daisy M. (Stepp) Horn; grandson: Matthew; and 2 brothers: James Horn and Bob Horn.
Funeral services for Sherlen will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 11 am at the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Pastor Matthew Pond of Shelby First Free Will Baptist Church, where Sherlen was a member, will officiate and burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Shelby. Calling hours will not be observed.
Online condolences may be left on Sherlen’s obituary on the funeral home’s website, www.PenwellTurner.com, or their Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/PenwellFuneral