Donald Lewis Horvath

Donald L. Horvath died in Huntsville, Alabama on 25 January 1999.  A native of Cleveland, Don was a member of the Naval Air Reserve and attended Bullis Prep before entering the Academy. Classmates remember Don for playing polkas on his accordion, singing in the Antiphonal Choir, playing tennis, and evincing a fine sense of humor. 


He entered Navy Air upon graduation.  After a short naval career, Don settled in Huntsville, Alabama, where he worked for the Army in Air Defense Command and Control.  Don said he was “trying to bring a little Navy ‘know-how’ to the Army. 


Surviving are his wife Betty, of Madison, Alabama and two sons: Douglas, an architect living in Georgia, and William, who is in the retail business in Alabama.