The Newnan Times-Herald


Ed Horne

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Aug. 30, 2018 - 4:23 PM

James Edward “Ed” Horne, 58, of Newnan died Thursday, August 31, 2018 at Pruitt Health in Franklin.

Born in Newnan, June 9, 1960, he was a son of the late James Stanley and Sarah Lillian Callihan Horne.  Ed was formerly very active at Rutledge Center and with Special Olympics.  He loved music, dancing, bowling and was a proficient worker of puzzles and crossword puzzles.  He was an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan, keeping notebooks of scores.

Ed was a member of Elim Baptist Church.

Survivors include a sister, Catherine Gent of Newnan; a brother, Ronald Horne and wife Sara of Franklin; nephews, Chris Horne and wife Nikki of Columbus, Alex Horne of Franklin, Timothy Gent and Benjamin Gent, both of Newnan; and a great nephew, Potter Horne.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. from the McKoon Funeral Home Chapel, 38 Jackson Street, with Rev. Mike Harris officiating.  Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the service hour.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Rutledge Center, 61 Hospital Road, Newnan, GA 30263.  

For online condolences please visit

McKoon Funeral Home and Crematory (770) 253-4580.