Horace Rubin








Horace Rubin, Sr. 97, received his wings on April 26, 2021.


He was born to Olivia Deroyon (deceased) and Rodney Rubin (deceased) in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Horace is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Alberta Rubin, his daughters: Debra Childress and Terrie Clark-Rubin, his son Jeff Clark, his sister Ethel M. Crisp, his brothers Rodney and John Rubin and his grandchildren Anthony Thorpe and Kimberly McClendon.


Horace will be missed by his six children: Charles Clark, Sr. (Rinnie), Saundra Rubin, Pamela Rubin Saunders, Michelle Rubin-King, Andrea Denise & Wayne Wallace, Sr., Horace (JR) & Kamara Rubin. His siblings: Felton (Odessa) Rubin, Robert Rubin, Edward Rubin and Jane E. Treadwell, 38 Grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.


Horace was a World War II Veteran, serving two terms in the military, Aug. 27, 1942 – Oct. 20, 1945 and Jan. 11, 1946 – April 28, 1948. He was awarded the European Theater of Operations Ribbon with four Battle Stars, The American Defense Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and Marksman Medal (all combined). He also received the American Campaign Ribbon and World War II Victory Ribbon. After serving in the military, he met the love of his life, Mary Alberta Clark. They united in matrimony in 1953 and were blessed to have nine children. He also worked for the City of Columbus Department of Public Service.


A Special Shout out to his special grandson, Austin Wallace, Jr. for spending countless hours with him laughing, talking, giving haircuts, making videos on social media and bonding






Private Visitation 9:00 AM and Private Graveside Service 12:00 PM Friday, May 7, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd.). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery .



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Condolence Messages

  1. Charles Clark and family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. My
    thoughts and prayers are with you at this
    difficult time. Although he is now resting in
    the arms of God, always cherish the memories.
    They will keep him in your heart forever.
    Love and Prayers,

  2. Veddiann Towns

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family may God give you peace during this time and the days to follow may you always have beautiful memories to look back on and cherish all the love that you have shared during happy the time God allowed you to share my condolences to you all

  3. Austin and family,
    My sincere condolences and prayers to you and your family. I will truly miss the many video’s you shared of “Grandman”. A grand man he was indeed and definitely “something else”! May you find peace and comfort in the days ahead by cherishing the many wonderful memories.
    Love and Prayers to you all.

  4. Mr. Charles Clark and Family,

    You have my deepest sympathy. I will pray for you. Although you probably can’t appreciate it right now, you do have your valuable memories.

    Richard Wade

  5. Candy Gordon

    Family, during this trying time rely on the strength, mercy, grace, love and peace of the heavenly Father. With Him all things are possible.

  6. Mr. Charles Clark & Family

    To our Brother and Uncle Rinnie
    You and the Family are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you!!

    The Earlys
    Russell, Pook, John & J-Trey

  7. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    May the God of all comfort help to ease the pain of your grief. With caring thoughts.

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