1940 Census Information:
In 1940, Otto Hornsby with wife; Catherine Hornsby, and sons; Donald Hornsby and Ernest Hornsby rented a farm house for a reported $1.00 per month, in Wateree where Otto farmed and worked for the Works Progress Administration as a laborer on road construction. Catherine kept house and raised, Donald and Ernest.
Rodney Ernest Hornsby was listed as a member of the Dentsville High School Graduating Class.
On February 4, 1957, Rodney Hornsby, was listed as a living grandson and pallbearer in the obituary of Mike Hornsby.
On December 4, 1958 in Union, Hertford, North Carolina, Rodney Ernest Hornsby and Faye Jacobs Hornsby were married.
A boy was born to Mrs. and Mrs. Rodney Hornsby at the Columbia Hospital .
Rodney Ernest Hornsby was charged with gambling, Eight Men Forfeit Bonds in Gaming Case.
A girl was born to Mrs. and Mrs. Rodney Hornsby at the Baptist Hospital.
On March 19, 1969, Rodney Hornsby was mentioned as a pallbearer in the obituary of Mrs. Dovie Motley Hornsby.
Rodney Ernest Hornsby was charged with gambling when Deputies Charge 8 with Gambling
Rodney Hornsby was listed as a pallbearer in Joe Kimble’s obituary.
Rodney Hornsby was listed as the father of the bride in Tracey Lynn Hornsby’s wedding announcement.
August 6, 1996, Rodney Hornsby was listed as a living son in the obituary of Otto Ernest Hornsby.
Mr. Hornsby, 61, died Thursday, April 20, 2000, in Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon, April 22, 2000, at Alpine Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Earl Green and the Rev. Dr. Alvin Fleming. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 this evening in Shives Funeral Home.
He was the owner of Wildwood Forest Mobile Home Park.
Surviving are his wife, Faye Jacobs Hornsby of Lugoff; sons, Dale Hornsby of Lugoff, Mitchell Hornsby and his wife Connie of Elgin; daughter, Tracy Turner and her husband Mike of Columbia, grandchildren, Scottie, Stephanie Hornsby, Mackenzie Turner; brothers, Clark Hornsby of Columbia, Steve Hornsby of Summerville.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Donald Hornsby, Otto Hornsby Jr. and Kenneth Hornsby.