Funeral set for renowned Northside drama teacher Ray Horne

Funeral set for renowned Northside drama teacher Ray Horne

Staff reportJanuary 6, 2014 

Ray Horne

Funeral arrangements have been made for Ray Horne, longtime head of the award-winning theater program at Northside High School.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at McCullough Funeral Home in Warner Robins. His funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ray Horne Theatre for Performing Arts at Northside High. He will lie in state one hour prior to the service, according to his obituary.

Horne will be entombed at Parkway Memorial Gardens following the service.

Horne began working as a speech and drama teacher at the newly opened Northside High in 1963 and spent more than 35 years in the classroom, according to Houston County schools.

The program he founded, and Horne himself, won a long series of awards locally and nationally. Horne was inducted into the Georgia, Mississippi, Arkansas and International Thespian Halls of Fame, according to his obituary.

He died Saturday at age 77.

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