Alexander Hornbuckle, Sr.

Born: Fri., Apr. 8, 1938
Died: Sun., Oct. 6, 2019


Visitation

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Location: Wright's Creek Baptist Church


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Location: Wright's Creek Baptist Church


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Alexander Hornbuckle, 81, of Cherokee, NC passed away following a period of declining health at the Cherokee Indian Hospital on October 6, 2019.  

Alexander was the son of the late John Russell Hornbuckle, Sr. and Stacy (Crowe) Hornbuckle of Cherokee, NC.  He was bright spirited man who loved his garden and the outdoors in general.  He was a lover of all Cherokee Sports and was known to hand out Gator Aide and other support products to assist the many athletes to do their best in whatever rivalry they may be competing.

Alexander was also a veteran of the US Navy serving in the Pacific Theater and retired from custodial work with the US Government.  He will be missed.

Alexander leaves behind his children, two sons, Mingo Hornbuckle (Renee) of Cherokee, Buddy Hornbuckle (Terry) of Robbinsville, NC; one daughter, Stacey Hornbuckle Harsh (Chris) of Cherokee; eight grandchildren, Shawnee of Messa, AZ and Adrian, Hali, Ajai, Chayton, Darius, Avi, and Uriah; and four great grandchildren of NC. 

Along with his parents Alexander was preceded in death by nine Siblings.

Alexander will be taken to the Wright’s Creek Baptist Church on Wright’s Creek Rd. in Cherokee, NC on Thursday, October 10, 2019 where his family will receive friends from 11AM to 1PM.  A funeral will follow the visitation starting at 1PM in the Church.  A burial will follow the services in the Birdtown Cemetery in the Birdtown Community of Cherokee with pall bearers being Tim Smith, Bunsey Crowe, Bo Lossiah, Pete Taylor and Chayton and Darius Thompson.  Graveside services honoring his duty to his country are planned as well.

Long House Funeral Home is assisted the family in the final arrangements. 

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