Luther Harnsby was counted in the census on 06 Apr 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 7-year-old, male, single, white, newphew. Also in the home was his uncle, Ollie Heath; his father, Hollis Harnsby; his mother, Janie Harnsby; and his brother, Neomas Harnsby.
When he was 20, he married Ruthie Mae Ross, daughter of Brown Canada Ross and Sally Mae Koon, about 1953.
On June 23, 1954, Luther E. Hornsby was listed was listed as a living son in the obituary of Janie M Hornsby.
On November 8, 1964, Luther E Hornsby was listed as a living son in the obituary of Hollie Thomas Hornsby, Sr.
He died on 21 Aug 2005 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Providence Hospital Northeast. He was buried on 25 Aug 2005 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Luther Eugene Hornsby
ELGIN – Funeral services for Mr. Luther Eugene Hornsby, 72, of Elgin, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, August 25, 2005, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dallas Redden officiating. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park Northeast. The body will be placed in the church at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at Greenlawn Funeral Home Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The family has entrusted Greenlawn Funeral Home with the arrangements.
Mr. Hornsby died unexpectedly Sunday, August 21, 2005, in Providence Hospital Northeast. Born December 22, 1932, in Blaney, SC, he was a son of the late Holley Thomas Hornsby, Sr. and Janie Marie Ross Hornsby and a lifelong resident of Elgin. He retired in 1998 from Greenlawn Memorial Park with 20 years of faithful service.
Survivors are his wife of 52 years, Ruthie Mae Hornsby of Elgin; two daughters, Linda Diane Snow of Hopkins and Wanda H. Maldonado of Columbia; two sons, Larry Eugene Hornsby of Hopkins, and Luther Wayne Hornsby of Elgin; two sons-in-law, Jerry Michael Snow of Hopkins and Charles Alton Stewart, Sr. of Columbia; a brother, Holley Thomas Hornsby, Jr. of Elgin; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three great-grandchildren.
Luther Eugene Hornsby, 72, of Elgin, at 3 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with burial in Greenlawn Memorail Park Northeast. Greenlawn Funeral Home, Columbia, is in charge.
On June 24, 2006, Luther Eugene Hornsby was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Ruthie Mae Ross Hornsby.
On November 1, 2013, Luther Eugene Hornsby was listed as a deceased brother in the obituary of Hollie Thomas Hornsby.