Walter Lee Hornsby, 59, of Morgantown, WV passed
away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in the Allegheny
General Hospital at Pittsburgh, PA. Born January 12,
1958 in Fayette County, WV; he was a son of the late
Nesbit and Betty Matthews Hornsby. He was also
preceded in death by his brother, James Hornsby and a
sister, Barbara “Bobbie” Wells.
He attended West Virginia University and received his
engineering degree from West Virginia Tech. He was a
former employee of Brooks Run Coal Company, Cabot Oil
and Gas Corp at Charleston with 19 years of service, and
for Stone Energy at Morgantown. He was a loving
husband, brother, and son.
Survivors include his wife of thirty years, Barbara
Rossano Hornsby; one brother, John and his wife, Myra
Hornsby of West Palm Beach, FL; sister-in-law, Mary
Hornsby of Fayetteville; brother-in-law, Patrick Rossano
of Jacksonville, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in the Saint John’s
Catholic Church at Summersville with Father Xavier
Cooney officiating. Interment will follow in the Shinnston
Memorial Cemetery at Shinnston.
Friends may call at the White Funeral Home in
Summersville on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. where a
Rosary will be recited at 8:45 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.