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“Just heard of this, so sorry for your loss. ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Donals Love - Overland Park, KS

“Donna, Marcia, and Scott, I was so sorry to hear about Mac's passing. I have many fond memories of the time I shared with your family in your home....Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Carol Patterson - Russellville, AR

“We have so many fond memories of Mac. We considered him a dear friend. He was full of happiness mixed with a little mischief. We never found...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Leonard and Renee Notto - AR

“Prayers, sincere condolences. Amber & Larry Dilday ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Amber and Larry Dilday - AR

“Donna sorry for your loss. Lots of memories we had in the past. ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Bob Zimmerman - Springdale, AR

“Dear Donna, Scott, Pam and MarciaIt was a pleasure to know Mac and your family! I worked for Mac for about 7 years and now with Scott and Bud. He...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Gerald Smith - Clinton, MS

“Dear Donna, Scott, Pam, Marcia and family...Sending our deepest sympathy and our love and prayers to you... we were so sorry to hear about Macs...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Carol and Gerald Harvell - AR

“To all the Van Horn family,our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Jay and Peggy AAlexander

“Scott, Pam, Donna, Marcia and familyPraying for Gods peace and strength for you during this time of loss. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Phil and Lori Howard - Dover, AR

“So sorry God bless ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: David Talkington - Dover, AR

“Donna, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Rance & Karen Claypool - Atkins, AR

“Mac was a pleasure to work for and with when I worked at the Chamber. He loved Russellville and its people. Above all, he loved his family. ...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Amy Fisher - Pottsville, AR

“We will all miss Mac. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Bill and Metta Plegge - AR

“Dear Donna, Marcie, Scott and Family,You are in our prayers today. You arevery special people and so was Mac. Welove you and have precious memories...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Charles and Nell New - Friend

“It was my privilege to serve on the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission for several years with Mac. Good man, big heart. My condolences to...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Don Rodgers - Crossett, AR

“The legacy of Mac Van Horn lives on through his family and what he developed in this community. Heartfelt sympathy and prayers for comfort and...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Jayne and Tom Jones - Pottsville, AR

“Dear Donna, Marcia, Scott, Pam and family, I am so sad to hear of your loss. Mac and the entire Van Horn family have had such a huge impact on our...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Becky Ellison - Russellville, AR

“The Russellville community is a much better place because of Mac. He made an impact in so many areas and established a legacy that will be...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Ann Rollans - Russellville, AR

Mac Van Horn, 84, of Dover, passed to his Heavenly home on February 12, 2018, at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Hospice Home. He was born May 25, 1933, in Brownstown, IL to Harlan and Julia (Britt) Van Horn.

Mac greatly loved the Russellville community. He was a member of the All Saints Episcopal Church, a past board member of Friendship Community Care and the Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce, a past chairman of the AIDC, founder of Van Horn Construction, MVH Corporation, and Van Horn Family Partnership.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Trevor Van Horn.

Survivors include his childhood sweetheart and wife of 64 years, Donna (Howell) Van Horn; daughter, Marcia Van Horn; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Pam Van Horn; brother, Bob Van Horn; three grandchildren, Madison, Dalton, and Ryan Van Horn (Tiffaney McCutheon, fiancée); and two great-grandchildren, Kailey McCutheon and Jaxon Van Horn.

A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 15, 2018, at the All Saints Episcopal Church with the Rev. Dr. Robert Brown officiating. Burial will be private in Rest Haven Memorial Park and under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

The family will receive friends immediately following the memorial service at the church.

Pallbearers will be Mike Miller, Sid Brain, Bud Gunter, Dan Howell, Lannie Prince, and Joe Hendrix.

Honorary Pallbearers are Doyle Gunter, Jim Tischhauser, and Milton Eoff.

Memorials may be made to: River Valley Boys and Girls Club, 600 East 16th Street, Russellville, AR 72801 or Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, AR 72801.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com

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