Funeral Scheduled for Gatesville Teen Fatally Wounded in Crash
Funeral services have been scheduled for a Gatesville High School sophomore who was fatally wounded in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday night.
Services for 16-year-old Chancy Evetts Lahorn will be held at 3 PM Sunday, December 17 at the Gatesville Civic Center, 301 Veteran's Memorial Dr. Lahorn will be laid to rest afterward at Restland Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 PM to 8 PM Saturday, December 16 at Scott's Funeral Home, 2425 E. Main Street.
Lawhorn passed away shortly before 7:30 PM Wednesday after crashing his truck on Texas 107 just east of Gatesville. According to KXXV-TV, investigators believe Lawhorn was headed east when his truck began to leave the roadway on the right. Lawhorn over-corrected to the left, causing his truck to roll into a ditch and strike a fence. Lawhorn was ejected from the vehicle.
Lawhorn's obituary cites his love of God and country, as well as his involvement in the Gatesville High School band, athletics, and 4-H, among several other extra-curricular and community activities.