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James Vanhorn

September 17, 1941 — July 14, 2019

James Allen Vanhorn, 72, of Catlettsburg, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, in King’s Daughters Medical Center.

He was born September 17, 1946, in Ashland, Kentucky, a son of the late Donald E. and Dorothy Brown Vanhorn.

James was a member of Wildwood First Church of God. He was a Kentucky Colonel, member of the N.R.A. and served honorably in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam. He retired following a 32 year career at Calgon Carbon Corp.

Survivors include his sister, Pamela Vanhorn of Catlettsburg; brother, Donald E. Vanhorn, Jr. and wife, Judy of Ashland; nephew, Stephen Vanhorn and wife, Angie of Ashland; great nieces, Chloe Alyse Vanhorn and Emma Grace Vanhorn; a God son whom he loved as a grandson, Hunter Bond of Ashland; and his beloved pet, Matilda.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel with Pastor Steve Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wildwood First Church of God Guatemala Mission Trip Fund, 3500 South 29th Street, Ashland, KY 41102

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