Patrick E. Horner, 48, of Ligonier died Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.

He was born Feb. 18, 1971, in Latrobe, a son of Joan (Richard) Luther Williams of Ligonier and the late Rex R. Horner.

Patrick had been employed for more than 20 years for George Thomas Construction and recently began a new career with Mullen Refrigeration in Latrobe. He was also employed at the Latrobe Army-Navy Store. He was a member of Oak Grove Church of Christ. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Rex Allen Horner.

Patrick is survived by his wife, Crista Kuhns Horner, three children, Alexandria M. Horner, Caitlin M. Horner and Benjamin M. Horner, all at home; stepfather, Richard Williams; sister, Stephanie Horner of Ligonier; brother Scott (Karen) Horner of Ligonier; maternal grandmother, Violet Knupp of Ligonier; seven nieces and nephews, and a great-nephew.

Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel Inc., 144 E. Main St., Ligonier.

Patrick’s life will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday in Oak Grove Church of Christ, Route 711, with his pastor, the Rev. Charles P. Burd, officiating.

Interment will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Ligonier Township.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for your kindness in making donations to the Patrick Horner Children’s Fund, c/o 202 Franklin St., Ligonier, PA 15658.

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