Michael Darrow Horn

Published 11:07 am Saturday, December 30, 2023

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Michael Darrow Horn, 66, of Currituck, NC, passed away on December 24, 2023. He was born on December 9, 1957, in El Monte, California in Los Angeles County.

Michael is survived by his sister, Suzanne Horn and a slew of cousins, relatives, and life-long friends in Currituck, NC. Michael was preceded in death by his Mother, Virginia J. Horn and his father, Richard K. Horn.

Michael graduated from Knapp High School in 1976. He then attended COA in Elizabeth City, NC where he completed accredited coursework. From there, Michael took a maintenance position with the Town of Nags Head. After a few years, Michael moved on to a better job with the Department of Commerce N.O.A.A. in 1982. Once hired with N.O.A.A., Michael became and engineering technician. In that role, he travelled along the coast from Maine to Texas and the Great Lakes, attending survey markers and tide stations.

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Michael retired July 13, 2013. He read avidly and was a history expert. The rest of his days were spent at home with family and friends. Suzanne has honored Michael’s preference for cremation. A graveside memorial service will be held at the Hampton Cemetery in Waterlily, NC March 17, 2024 at 2 p.m. Please share an expression of comfort with the family at http://www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.