Daniel R. Hornaday

Friday, October 20, 2017

Daniel R. Hornaday, 73, Cloverdale, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

Daniel was born Feb. 5, 1944 to Theodore and Mary Katherine (George) Hornaday in Indianapolis.

Daniel married Judith A. Simpson on June 19, 1971.

He was an employee of Allison Gas Turbine, a Division of General Motors in Indianapolis, retiring after 30 years. He was a member of UAS Local 933 Union Hall, Indianapolis, and served as a committeeman and alternate committeeman.

Daniel was an avid NASCAR racing fan, attending numerous racing events throughout his life.

He was a professional rollerskater who taught rollerskating at the Franklin Skate Club, and later at the former Melody Skating Rink in Indianapolis.

He attended St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Greencastle.

Daniel was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Mary Katherine (George) Hornaday; his grandparents, Daniel and Myrtle Sutphin; brother Theodore Hornaday Jr., and his sister, Pamela York.

Survivors include his wife, Judith A. Hornaday, Cloverdale; sons, Edward A. Hornaday and wife, Angel of Burlington, Iowa, and Daniel R. Hornaday Jr. and wife Melissa of Indianapolis; daughter Angela J. Montgomery and husband Trevor of Avon; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the American Cancer Society or St. Paul's Ladies Guild Scholarship Fund.

Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Road 135, Greenwood, where friends may call one hour prior to services.

Condolences to the family may be made at www.forestlawncemetery-fh.com.