Howard Horne

Howard Starman Horne, 81, died July 1, 2013.

Mr. Horne was educated at Central and Cass Tech in Detroit and then joined the U.S. Navy Medical Corps. He returned to Michigan to continue his education and marry his first wife. He then ventured to Arizona to mine uranium. He embarked on a career in real estate and land investments and formed Howard S. Horne & Associates, an investment and realty company. He started the division AeroSurance, an aviation insurance company, which he ran with his wife Michelle until late 2011. He was a member of the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Aero Squadron and taught several real estate law and finance courses at the University of Arizona.

Survivors include his first wife, Shirley, of Gilbert, Ariz., and their children, Faith Robin (Peter) Buchin of Tucson, Dale Scott (Rachel) Horne of Cincinnati, and Tammy Lynne (Eddie) Frias of Santa Ana, Calif.; his wife of 40 years, Michelle, and their son, Justin Blake (Tina)Horne of Chandler, Ariz.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services were held at Evergreen Mortuary with Rabbis Arthur Oleisky and Ben Herman officiating. Interment followed in the Congregation Anshei Israel section of Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Tucson Medical Center Hospice.