CHAMPION — Ellis Edward “Sonny” Horner, 75, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.
He was born Feb. 7, 1946, in Washington County, Pa., the son of Ellis M. and Catherine Sprawls Horner.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He retired from the Ohio Department of Transportation, ODOT, was a driver for the Amish and had previously been employed as a truck driver for many companies.
He was a member of the Cherry Valley Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include his son, Ronald Horner of Champion; daughter, Michelle Janus of Colebrook; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Susan E. Dagnan Horner; and one sister.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Sly Family Funeral Home, Middlefield. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.