Paul “Buddy” Horne took San Angelo university by storm during their freshman year, lettering in three activities while being called “Mr. SAC. ” (Picture: Jen Guadarrama / Standard-Times)
The memorial service for beloved Angelo State administrator Paul “Buddy” Horne will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Johnson Street Church of Christ with Dr. Tommy King officiating.
Year Horne attended San Angelo College after his graduation from Lohn High School in 1953, and was a force to be reckoned with, as he assumed a leadership role at the school as early as his freshman.
In February 1954, Horne had been chosen as you of three college favorites, and articles he was a standout football and basketball player for his hometown about him mentions.
The reporter ended up being told by him he had been learning to be always a mentor.
Based on a Standard-Times article about five SAC student being named to your Who’s whom in United states Junior Colleges two months later on, Horne is mentioned as having gotten three letters that are athletic 12 months.
The young athlete was featured in an article announcing he would be transferring to Abilene Christian College in the fall, having “left a great record behind him” at SAC, pointing out the fact that his athletic feats were all the more impressive as Horne was short-of-stature, standing 5-foot 6-inches tall and weighing in at 145 pounds on May 19 of the following year.
Based on the article, Horne had put on ACC as he graduated from senior high school, but had been rejected for being “too little. ”
Standard-Times reporter fast Nieman proceeded to express that Horne earned honors that any athlete could be happy with while at SAC, including serving as a co-captain regarding the soccer and baseball groups his sophomore 12 months, being voted the Nathan Donsky Ram Award for soccer his freshman 12 months as well as for baseball the year that is next as voted by his teammates, and leading the soccer group in scoring that year with 36 points, then being 2nd in scoring for basketball.
The article states that Horne stumbled on SAC on a half-basketball, half-scholastic scholarship, and quickly convinced coaches Phil George and Max Bumgardner that exactly what he lacked in proportions he comprised for in hustle and desire.
The tale stops with Horne saying he hoped to go back to San Angelo someday.
The entry that is next Horne’s Standard-Times archive file is from July 1957, announcing he previously been employed as an assistant coach at Azle senior high school, simply west of Fort Worth.
This article reported Horne would be serving as ‘B’ group baseball mentor, and additionally mentions he met at ACC named Betty Moody that he married a Washington, D.C. Woman.
Retired Angelo State University administrator sugardaddyforme Paul “Buddy” Horne is survived by their spouse Betty Ann. (Photo: Jen Guadarrama / Standard-Times)
By the summer time of 1958, Horne had been right back the city, having been employed as director for the guys dormitory and coach that is assistant.
Many years later on, since the organization transitioned to a school that is four-year changed its title to Angelo State University in 1965, he could be mentioned as the soccer team’s defensive advisor, in which he additionally coached baseball, baseball and tennis before he had been employed as dean of males in 1970.
Paul “Buddy” Horne ended up being a student-athlete at San Angelo university for 2 years, and came back for a 39-year job in mentoring and management. He retired in 1997. (Picture: Jen Guadarrama / Standard-Times)
During the period of Horne’s remarkable 39-year job at the school, he ultimately had been known as dean of student life, and retired in 1997.
Based on their obituary, he could be survived by their wife, Betty Ann; their two kids, Kathy Matthews and spouse Randy, and Paul Horne and spouse Shari; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.