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Paul M Hornback

February 5, 1962 ~ July 30, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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Paul M. Hornback, 61, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at Baptist Health Paducah.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2023 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Henderson Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens.

Paul was united in marriage to Jayme Howard on November 4, 1995. He worked for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company for 25 years.  

Paul is survived by his wife of 27 years, Jayme Hornback; sons, Zachary Alan James, Ethan Paul Hornback and Chris Hornback; brothers, Danny Hornback (Kris), Bobby Hornback and Mark Hornback (Rachelle); brother-in-law, Mark Howard (Doreen); sister-in-law, Julie Sawyers (Jackie); several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lee and Mary E. (Johnston) Hornback.

Visitation will be held Friday evening, August 4, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be given in Paul’s name to the Christopher Reeve Foundation, 636 Morris Turnpike Suite 3A, Short Hills, NJ 07078. Condolences may be left online at

Pallbearers will be Joe Hornback, Justin Hornback, Matthew Hornback, Gary Cooper, Kollan Shaw and Kenneth Betts.

Honorary bearers will be Shane Hardman, Patrick Oswald, Matthew Thomasson, Jason Robbins, Ryan Fox, Angel Duran, Todd Day and Charlie Scheer.

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August 4, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home
70 Jon Street
Metropolis, IL 62960

Funeral Service
August 5, 2023

11:00 AM
Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home
70 Jon Street
Metropolis, IL 62960


Christopher Reeve Foundation
636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 3A, Short Hills NJ 07078


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