James Henry Horne, Jr., 75, of Richlandtown died December 29, 2020 in St. Luke’s Hospital Upper Bucks Campus. He was the husband of Darlene (Kuryllo) Horne. They were happily married 50 years last July. Born in Quakertown he was the son of the late James, Sr. & Mary Ann (Mumbauer) Horne. He worked at the former Bethlehem Steel for over 32 years before retiring. He coached Connie Mack Baseball for over 25 years, although he didn’t have any boys of his own he considered each of his players one of his own. He was an active supporter of Quakertown Athletics for many years. James enjoyed watching his granddaughters on the stage, soccer field, and basketball court. He attended 47 years of dance recitals to watch his daughters and granddaughters do what they love. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War where he served with the Military Police. In addition to his wife he is survived by two daughters Jami Gallo (Ray), and Juli Kell (Steve), two sisters Bonnie Klein (George), and Lori Kertesz (Raymond), and a brother John Horne (Linda), three grandchildren Gabrielle, Ali, and Melodi. Many nieces, nephews, and extended family. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. (www.crstrunk.com) Quakertown. In lieu of flowers a Memorial Scholarship will be established in Jim’s memory so that other Dads and Grandfathers can continue the joy he shared with his own. Contributions can be made to Juli Kell’s Dance Center 145 Main St. Unit E. Pennsburg, PA 18073.
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Juli Kell's Dance Center
145 Main St. Unit E, Pennsburg PA 18073