Buddy Franklin Horner passed away on June 15, 2017 in Gainesville. He was born in Greenville, Tennessee on June 4, 1943 to Joseph and Pauline Horner. His family moved to Eustis, Florida in 1949. He served in the United States Air Force from 1963 to 1969. He married Karan Buchanan on November 16, 1971. Buddy was self-employed as a builder and then later worked for and retired from Robinshore, Inc. as a superintendent. He is survived by his wife, Karan; a son Kevin (Liz) Horner; and a brother Jimmy (Judy) Horner. A memorial service will be held at North Central Baptist Church in Gainesville on Monday, June 26 at 6:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his name to North Central Baptist Church 8001 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606 or to the Gainesville Fisher House Foundation P.O. Box 358296 Gainesville, FL 32635. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Forest Meadows Funeral Home 352-378-2528. www.forestmeadowsfh.com.