Horace Carr Byne Jr., 82, passed away on January 6, 2018. He was born in a small community called Zetella in rural Spalding County on April 15, 1935 to Gladys and Horace Carr Byne Sr. He was a member of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church, the Golden Harps and the Baptist Builders. He retired from Delta Airlines in 1993 after 27+ years of service. He was also employed by Ford Motor Company prior to Delta. Horace is preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia Byne; parents, Horace Sr. and Gladys Byne; brother, Harmon Byne and sister, Joan Byne. He is survived by his sons, Darrell Byne of McCaysville, Joel Byne (Joy) of McDonough and Marcus Byne (Patty) of Fayetteville; brother, William Byne of the Bronx, NY and sisters, Ann Mercer (Rex) of Lake Wales, FL and Alice Chapman of Jacksonville, FL; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church, with Pastors Dennis Watson and Ken Helms officiating. He will lie in state at the church at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Capital Campaign Fund at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church, 1183 Hwy 92 South, Fayetteville, GA 30215.
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