Rodney Ernest Hornsby

1938

Rodney Ernest Hornsby was born December 30, 1938 in Richland Co., he was a son of the late Otto Ernest Hornsby and Kathryn Wages Hornsby.

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.

1956

Rodney Ernest Hornsby was listed as a member of the Dentsville High School Graduating Class. 

1957

On February 4, 1957, Rodney Hornsby, was listed as a living grandson and pallbearer in the obituary of Mike Hornsby.

1958

On December 4, 1958 in Union, Hertford, North Carolina, Rodney Ernest Hornsby and Faye Jacobs Hornsby were married.

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1961

A boy was born to Mrs. and Mrs. Rodney Hornsby at the Columbia Hospital .

1962

Rodney Ernest Hornsby was charged with gambling, Eight Men Forfeit Bonds in Gaming Case. 

1967

A girl was born to Mrs. and Mrs. Rodney Hornsby at the Baptist Hospital.

1969

On March 19, 1969, Rodney Hornsby was mentioned as a pallbearer in the obituary of Mrs. Dovie Motley Hornsby.

1978

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.

1994

Rodney Hornsby was listed as the father of the bride in Tracey Lynn Hornsby’s wedding announcement. 

1996

August 6, 1996, Rodney Hornsby was listed as a living son in the obituary of Otto Ernest Hornsby.

2000

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.

Tombstone of Rodney E Hornsby

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2000.04.21 - Rodney Hornsby
April 21, 2000 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 10
2000.04.22 - Rodney Ernest Hornsby
April 22, 2000 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 7

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