Gary Horvath

Gary Horvath Obituary


Age - 77


September 9, 2023


Aiken, SC

Gary L. Horvath, 77, of Aiken, SC passed away on September 7, 2023 with his wife of 48 years by his side. Gary was born in Sandusky, Ohio on July 16, 1946. He attended Youngstown State University on a football scholarship and was drafted into the Army as soon as he graduated college. He received orders twice for Vietnam, was sent back for further training and eventually ended up being deployed to serve in Korea on the DMZ as a Sergeant. He spent his career in the Concessions industry running the food services for stadiums, arenas and convention centers nationwide. He eventually founded a company in partnership with two friends and later sold his portion when he decided to retire early. Gary and Donna moved from Bethel, CT to Aiken, SC in 2005 to get out of the cold and into the warmth. Gary enjoyed playing golf year round. Gary was preceded in death by his parents Alex and Dorothy (Toni) Horvath and brother Tim Horvath. He is survived by his loving wife Donna Horvath, son Jason Horvath (Stefanie), granddaughter Charlotte Horvath, daughter Erica Gonzalez (Wilson) and sister Candy Clark. The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave, SW, Aiken, SC 29801 , has charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy for the family may be left by visiting www. georgefuneralhomes. com.

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Carolyn Johnston Fletcher, 85, widow of the late Harold Edward Fletcher passed away peacefully on Wednesday afternoon, November 29, 2023, at Madison Heights Assisted Living in Evans, GA following an extended illness. Mrs. Fletcher was born on April 4, 1938, in Ridgeland, SC a daughter of the late Leo Edward and Loreen Mitchell Johnston. Mrs. Fletcher was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in Walterboro, SC. She was an avid gardener who loved all types of flowers. She was extremely active in her church, serving in VBS, the nursery, and singing in the Adult Choir. She loved decorating and planning parties. She was an avid reader and writer. Most of all she was a cherished mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Surviving are five daughters, DiAnn Bell of Aiken, Sherri (Glynn) Quattlebaum of Simpsonville, Susan O'Bryan of Aiken, Vicki (Michael) Rumfelt of Walterboro and Kristie (Paul) Ashley of North Augusta; a brother, Reeves (Barbara) Johnston of Breeze, IL; grandchildren, Eric, Todd, Justin, Heather, Jennifer, Matthew, Stephanie, Amanda, Shana, Brianna, Mitchell, Garrett, Reagan & Brenson; 24 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Fletcher was pre-deceased by a granddaughter, Holley, 2 sisters, Lenora Chester & Hazel Breazeale and a brother, Leo Johnston, Jr. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, December 4, 2023, at 1:00p. m. in the Historic George Funeral Home Downtown Chapel, 211 Park Ave SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803) 649-6234 with the Rev. Jerome Hodge officiating. Private interment will follow in Aiken Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11:30a. m. until 12:45p. m. Monday, December 4, 2023, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. , Fl. 17, Chicago, IL, 60601 or . Online expressions of sympathy for the family may be left by visiting .Show more

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