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In Tribute: Benjamin S. Horack, Sr.

5/8/2019

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Horack Talley founding partner, Ben Horack.

Benjamin S. Horack, Sr. (Duke University School of Law, class of 1941), co-founder of Charlotte law firm Horack Talley, Pharr & Lowndes passed away on May 3, 2019.

In addition to Mr. Horack's expansive legal practice, he served as president to the Mecklenburg County Bar (1967-68) and notably assisted in the preparation of the City of Charlotte's first zoning ordinance (1958).

Ben retired from practicing law in November 1985. 

Services will be held 11:00AM Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Southminster Retirement Community, 8919 Park Road, Charlotte, NC. A reception will be held at Southminster immediately following the services. Complimentary valet parking will be available at the main entrance of Southminster from 10:30-2:30.

Memorials may be made to the H. Claude Horack Scholarship Fund c/o Duke Law School, Science Drive & Towerview Road, Box 90389 Durham, NC 27708-0389; and Southminster Foundation, 8919 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28210.

To read Ben Horack's full obituary, please follow this link to the Charlotte Observer.

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