Wilbur Earl


Wilbur Earl "Bubbie" Horner, age 87 of Mannington, WV passed away on Monday morning, April 22, 2019 at his residence. He was born September 12, 1931 at Hickory, PA son of the late Henry Horner and Virginia Six Horner.

He is survived by four children, Wilber Earl "Skip" Horner Jr. and wife Dalene of Mannington, Dr. Philip Henry Horner and wife Cindy of Fairmont, Kimberly Sue Horner and significant other Thomas McIntire of Centerville, VA, and Jack Dennis Horner of Mannington, who was his constant caregiver and best friend; 5 grandchildren, Brittany (Timothy) Cross, Bridget Horner and fiancée Lukas Travinski, Brandon Horner, Benjamin Horner and significant other Syhara Fluharty, and Rebecca (Billy) Mayfield; 3 great-grandchildren, Damien Cross, Dean Cross and Roan Mayfield; one brother, Raymond (Midge) Horner of Ohio; a brother-in-law, John Ashcraft of Las Vegas, NV; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, "Bubbie" was preceded in death by his wife Bettie Ruth Horner who died in 1991; 3 sisters, Marge Porter, Ellie Walters, and Karen Ashcraft.

"Bubbie" was retired UMWA having worked at Robinson Run Consolidated Coal after 23 years. He was a member of the Bee Gum United Methodist Church in Mannington. He was a loyal Cleveland Browns fan. He loved his family and enjoyed watching sports.

Family and friends may call at Masters Funeral Home, Mannington, WV on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 10:00am to 1:00pm with funeral services beginning at 1:00pm with Pastor Harley Mayfield officiating. Full Military Rites will be accorded by the United States Air Force and the Marion Co. Veterans Council in the funeral home parking area immediately following services. Burial will follow at the Bee Gum Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com
Published on April 22, 2019
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Che Che and Stan Tenney
Apr 26, 2019
Skip, Dalene and family, we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers
Richard and Patti Vasicek
Apr 26, 2019
Skip and Dalene, and Horner Family. We send our deepest condolences to you and your family. We know you have precious memories to carry you through the days and years ahead. We are keeping you in our prayers.
Brad Price
Apr 25, 2019
My condolences to the Horner family. May Mr. Horner rest in peace while his family cherishes his memories.
Gene & GlendaWatkins
Apr 24, 2019
So sorry about your loss. Your father was a great guy & a friend to everyone. Our thought & prayers are with all of you.
Apr 24, 2019
Frannie (Lake) Moore
Apr 23, 2019
I'm sorry to hear of the loss of Bubbie. Bubbie and Betty were the nicest people you could ever meet and a great neighbor to my Grandma Lillian Booth. My heart felt condolences are with your family in this time of the loss of your beloved Dad.
Charlie Mays
Apr 23, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Prayers of strength and comfort for you, his family, during this most difficult time.
Debbie Noechel-Roupe
Apr 23, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
Andrea Wright
Apr 23, 2019
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. I want to offer my sincerest condolences to you and your family. May the God of all comfort provide you the comfort you need at this most difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3.4. NWT
Judy Bright
Apr 22, 2019
My deepest sympathies to Dr. Horner and family.