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“Dear Mrs. Horn and family, I want to send my condolences. I was a patient of Dr. Horn's ever since I was a little girl. He was our family dentist...Read More »
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“We are so sorry for your loss, we are thinking of you all and sending loving support, Susan & Mark, Jazlyn & Cole Loren ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Loren - Wesley Chapel, FL

“Dear Tracy and Dave, and family,My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Remember the happy times you shared with Dr. Horn, and ...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Kat Donnelly - Wilmington, DE

“RIP, Doc.you were a great dentist,garden guru,with many talents. Blessings Barbara, you two had a wonderful life together. June Robbins ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: June Robbins - Newark, DE

“So sorry for your loss ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Kimberly Hobbs (lari) - MD

“Condolences to the family I remember Choy and Jimmy from the old days. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Jim Joseph - millsboro, DE

“my condolences go out to Laura and the rest of the Horn family ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Demetria Toulson - Wilmington, DE

“We will miss you so much. You were my dentist starting out in your home on Silverside road, Concord Pike for over 51 years and adding my husband and...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Jamie and Ned and Family Haubein - DE

“So very disheartened to hear of Dr.Horns passing. A wonderful generous man and an absolute kind sweet wife. When I worked with him we had a great...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Drumheller - Rock Hall, MD

“My deepest sympathy to the family on the passing of Dr. Horn. He was a wonderful man and a great dentist. He will be missed. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Penelope Williams, RDH - DE

“RIP Charlie Horn. I will miss Charlie more than words can describe.. he was like a father to me.. always inviting me into his home to share his...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Annie Giovatto - jim thorpe, PA

“Dr Horn was the best dentist I ever had. He used to make me laugh or tell me some interesting story to take my mind off what he was doing. Often he...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Terry Vaccarino - Harrisburg, NC

“Worked with Dr Horn for 20some years. The happiest time . The nicest, kindest employer I ever had, and I had a few. So many happy memories , What a...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: trudy mcdonald - wilmington, DE


Dr. Charles S. Horn, III, age 84, of Wilmington, Delaware passed away at his home on Friday, September 1, 2017.
Dr. Horn was born in 1933 in Rehoboth, DE. The son of the late Charles S. Horn, Jr. and Allassie Blackwood Horn, family of the early founders of Rehoboth Beach. His grandfather, Charles S. Horn, Sr. moved to Rehoboth Beach in the 1880's. He was a prominent business man and proprietor of Horn's Pavilion and the pier, which extended into the ocean at the end of Rehoboth Avenue.
Dr. Horn graduated from Rehoboth High School in 1952, University of Delaware in 1957 and Temple University Dental School in 1961.
After serving the U.S. Army in the 2nd armored division at Ft. Knox, KY, he was honorably discharged with the rank of captain. He then began a 47 year dental practice on Concord Pike in Wilmington.
He was the first Eagle Scout of Rehoboth Troup 85, a lifeguard at Rehoboth Beach in the 1950's, past Commander of American Legion Post 21, member of Delaware Field & Stream Club, American Dental Association, Delaware State Dental Society, N.R.A., 62 year Mason and member of Jefferson and Granite-Corinthian Lodges, York Rite & Shriner at DE Consistory. He may be locally remembered as an avid gardener, fly fisherman, harmonica player, history buff, certified archery instructor and voluntary sous chef for prominent cooking schools and prestigious chefs.
Dr. Horn is survived by wife, Barbara Packard Horn of 56 years, children, Charles S. Horn, IV (Nanci), David P. Horn (Tracy) and Laura H. Dember (Gregory), grandchildren, Justin, Machalyn and Jordan and his brother, Hon. James G. Horn (Joan).
Friends and family may call at Chandler Funeral Home at 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE on Wednesday September 6, from 6PM to 8PM. A Masonic service will be held at 7PM. There will be an additional viewing at 9AM to10AM prior to the funeral services at 10AM on Thursday, September 7. A private family burial will be held at All Saints' Cemetery in Harbeson, DE.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Doreen and Anna of the BAYADA Home Health Care and Hospice Services.
If you would like to honor Dr. Horn with a memorial contribution, the family suggests contributions to the Delmarva Council of the Boy Scouts of America, 100 W. 10th Street, #915 Wilm.,DE 19810 or Delmarvacouncil.org., or Rides for Vets, Inc. 1606 PA. Avenue, Wilm., DE 19806 or Ridesforvetsde.org.