Last Roll Call – Ronnie Horne


Ronald Wayne Horne (“Ronnie”) has answered his Last Roll Call.  The original Color Sergeant and Charter Member of the Cumberland Plough Boys will “forward the colors” to the Promised Land.  Ronnie passed away on January 1, 2014 at age 56.

Ronnie was a loyal Southerner who was a friend to all who broke bread with the Plough Boys.  He would always greet you with smile and a few jokes or stories.  He will truly be missed.

Ronnie was the son of the late Roy and Annie Dale James Horne.  In addition to
his  parents he was predeceased by a sister, Betty Joe Sparks and
brothers, William “Bill” Horne and David Horne.  He was Supervisor of
Street Maintenance for the City of Fayetteville.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Monday, January 6 in Freedom Biker
Church of Fayetteville, 455 Rock Hill Rd., with Pastor J. D. Tew
officiating. Burial will follow at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery,
5064 Macedonia Church Rd. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 PM, Sunday,
January 5 at Butler Funeral Home, 6535 Clinton Rd., Stedman.

Ronnie is survived by his wife Randi Horne of the home; daughter,
Rowna Simmons of Little River, SC; brother, Milton Horne of Hope Mills;
sisters, Delores Tyler of Eastover and Judy Horne of Salemburg; and 2
grandchildren, Donnie Locklear and Danielle Locklear.  Also surviving is
his beloved dog, “Henry”.


Ronnie Horne signing the Cumberland Plough Boys Charter


W. S. Jackson to Command Plough Boys in 2013

Commander W. S. Jackson

Commander W. S. Jackson

W. S. Jackson has been elected to serve as Commander of the Cumberland Plough Boys for the next year.  The Annual Meeting of Camp 2187 occurs every January and culminates in the election of officers for the next year.  Past Commander Mark Whitley completed his second consecutive term which is the most allowed by Camp By-Laws.

Joining Commander Jackson on the Executive Council is 1st Lieutenant Commander Ken Bell, 2nd Lieutenant Commander David Vinson, Adjutant Mark Whitley, and Judge Advocate Fitz Johnston.  The Judge Advocate is an appointed position and serves as the fifth member of the council when the Past Commander holds another elected position or is unable to fill the position.

Commander Jackson has already made the following appointments:

Chaplain – Greg Maxwell
Color Sergeant – Mike Willis
Quartermaster – Dwight Lovick
Assistant Quartermaster – Jackie Ware
Assistant Quartermaster – Mack Eason
Drill Sergeant – Ronnie Horne

Other appointments may be forthcoming.

David Strickland

David Strickland
October 13, 1837 – January 2, 1914

1860 Residence: Cumberland County, North Carolina

Great Grandfather of Ronnie Horne
2nd Great Grandfather of Dwight Hall
2nd Great Grandfather of Michael Hall
3rd Great Grandfather of Justin Hall

Military Record
June 1, 1861 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
24th North Carolina Regiment, Company F
Rank: Private
October 15, 1864 – Promoted to Sergeant
April 1, 1865 – Captured at Five Forks, VA
Confined at Point Lookout, MD
June 20, 1865 – Released after taking Oath of Allegiance

John Strickland
Mary Culbreth


Charity Nunnery 1842

John A. Strickland 1868
Mary Elizabeth Strickland 1869-1950
Effie Jane Strickland 1872-1952
Armelia A. Strickland 1872-1942
Harriet Strickland 1875
Sarah Strickland 1876
Edna F. Strickland 1878
David Alan Strickland 1886-1943

Cedar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Cumberland County, NC


David Strickland Grave