James Edgar Horn (1941-2017)

James Edgar Horn (1941-2017)

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of James Edgar Horn. Jim was born on April 26, 1941 to Helen (Taylor) Horn and Robert Horn in Cimarron, New Mexico. He passed peacefully on February 14, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.
Jim started his career in 1962 working in “The Patch” for 8 years. He worked for Bestwell Service as well as California Production Service. He changed occupations and graduated from the Police Academy in 1970. After graduation Jim worked his first year for the Fillmore Police Department as a Patrolman. He then got hired as a Patrolman with the Santa Paula Police Department. Jim worked his way up the ranks to Detective in the Narcotics Division, then promoting up to Shift Sergeant. He retired from the Santa Paula Police Department on December 1, 1994.
Jim loved his work and enjoyed being a Police Officer. He also loved to go deep sea fishing in Alaska with his buddies. And he enjoyed golfing, and loved spending quality time with his grandchildren playing card games. Jim was a jack of all trades and was able to build anything. He was a great story teller, prankster, mentor and friend.
Jim is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Lori (Cantrell) Horn, brother Bob Horn (wife Pat), brother Allan Horn (wife Sandy), sister Sharon Villasenor (husband David), brother Steven Horn, children Mike Horn (wife Sally), Heidi Glass (husband John), Derek Gunter, Lance Gunter (wife Kim) and seven grandchildren: Ryan Horn, Eryn Horn, Taylor Gunter, Samantha Gunter, Allison Brewer, Gavin Gunter and Austin Gunter.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Helen Horn and brother David Horn.
Visitation to be held at Skillin-Carroll Mortuary, 600 Central Ave., Fillmore, CA on Wednesday, February 22 from 4:00 – 8:00pm.
Graveside Service will be held at Bardsdale Cemetery, 1698 S. Sespe Street, Fillmore, CA on Thursday, February 23 at 11:00am.