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Michael Hart Hornibrook

Michael Hart Hornibrook

Michael Hart Hornibrook, age 54, of Little Rock, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017. He was born in Little Rock to James Reaves Hornibrook and Beverly Hart Hornibrook Kidd.

After serving in the U.S. Navy for four years, Michael was owner and operator of A.S.A.P. Tree Service, Inc. for 23 years. He was an avid sportsman enjoying golf, fishing, and duck hunting, especially with his cousin, Peter.

He was a jack of all trades and a master of many. He gave selflessly to anyone who needed him and did everything for the ones he loved. He touched many lives leaving each a little better than he found them. He had brute strength when needed and the most, gentle touch when necessary. The world is truly better for having known him.

Michael is preceded in death by his father, maternal grandparents, Katheryn B. and Edward M. Hart, and fraternal grandparents, Frances (Peggy) and James E. Hornibrook.

Michael is survived by his mother; daughter, Haven Hornibrook, son, Houston Hornibrook; brother, James "Jimmy" Hornibrook; sister, Lisa Miller (David), sister, Reaves Hornibrook; uncle Peter H. Hornibrook (Judy); aunt Haven Waters (Bill); nieces and nephews, Jake Hornibrook, Anne Hornibrook, Rachel Miller, Claire Hornibrook, and Reaves Miller; grandchildren, Olivia and Mason Bogy. Also included is a host of extended family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father John Marconi on Thursday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic Church, 1003 N. Tyler St., Little Rock. A Rosary without visitation will be held Wednesday, March 29 at 6:45 p.m. at the church.

The family requests memorials be made to Oasis Renewal Center, 14913 Cooper Orbit Rd., Little Rock, AR 72223.

Condolence Book

"Beverly, Lisa and Jimmy, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember babysitting for ya'll years ago.
My heart goes out to you and your family.

Toni Sullivan Diavatopoulos | Fayetteville, AR |

"My favorite times in Little Rock was with Hornibrook Dawnie and there gang , he will be truely missed !"
Billy Armstrong | Indianapolis, IN |

"I can only say that I love you. I miss you. I am devastated. We just had a long conversation three days ago. I got to hug your mom today. Jimmy and Lisa too. No one will ever be the same without you. If only I could have done something - if only if only. My prayers go out to your family, your children and your grandchildren. Please let us know you are at peace. Send us a wink. You are with Louie, Joey, Keith, David Michelle, Todd Laing, so many we all love and miss too. I will see you at that table with Tara. ❤️❤️"
Kaye Holcomb Holland | Little Rock, AR |

"I will miss you Michael. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours brother. To Haven and Houston, Beverly, Uncle Pete, and all of your many family members and friends, I am so sorry for your loss. May the peace of Christ be with you now and forever."
Jai Lambert | Little Rock, AR |

"I loved Michael very much.

Douglas Macdonald | Little Rock, AR |

"We never get over it, but we get through it. I understand. My prayer for all of you is you will find the peace I have found. Remembering. God's grace is sufficient, even though sometimes we really don't understand for awhile.


Margaret Barros | Little Rock, AR |

"My sincerely condolences to Michael's family and many friends. "
Frances Carner | Bryant, AR |

"Beverly, I was so sorry to read of your son's passing. My heart goes out to you. I can't imagine anything worse than the loss of a child, no matter his age. My thoughts are with you. "
Robert Ross | Memphis, TN |

"My thoughts and prayers are with the Hornibrook family. If you knew Michael, you liked him. Such a playful and fun person. If you asked him for help, he dropped what he was doing to help. I knew Michael for about 25 years. I came to love him very much. I will miss you brother.

Tom K, Little Rock"

Tom Kelly | Little Rock, AR |

"Your were the best! we had so much fun together over the years, you always were laughing! I'm gonna miss your smile, give David Michelle, Billy Beers, Todd Laing, John Locke & Louie Watkins a hug, BOY now that's a group! Just saw you on your Harley, till we ride again my friend!"
Steele Stephens | LittleRock, AR |

"Such a great soul. He just cut some trees down for us not too long ago. I remember meeting Michael with Holly back in 1982 or 83. Once you meet Michael and you like him and he likes you, he was loyal friend for life. RIP Michael. You will be missed by anyone that met you. "
Angie Taylor | Little Rock, AR |

"Thoughts & prayers of comfort

Chris Butler | Russellville, AR |

"Father, we ask You to send Your peace to those persons who are mourning. Continue to surround them with family, friends and loved ones who will offer words of comfort. Give them sweet and restful sleep. Father, remove the spirit of heaviness, and give them garments of praise. In due time, bless their lives to overflow with laughter and joy again. As they take refuge in You, please help them to put their trust in You. Holy Spirit, we ask that You settle the hearts and minds of those who are feeling any guilt, resentment, bitterness, or anger. Help them not to look back but to press forward.


David and Shay Matthews | Little Rock, AR |

"Beverly and family we are so so sorry about your loss. Michael was a wonderful person and the Quick family has been blessed to have known him for so many years. He was so full of life when you were around him. Please know how much we all love you and will be praying for you all!

Love The Brewer, Quick and Ferrell Family "

Wendy Quick Brewer | Little Rock, AR |

"Nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile. We all will truly miss you brother. Rest well. "
Jeff Madden | Little Rock, AR |

"I grew up with Michael and was always in awe of his "bigger than life" spirit. I have said before that Michael was "one of a kind". He will be missed by many and the world will be a little smaller without him in it. God rest his soul. "
Hunter East | Little Rock, AR |

"Beverly and all those Hornibrooks, I am so sorry for your loss. I know he was way too young and apparently too vibrant. My thoughts are with you at this time. Robbie"
Robin Mays | Pasadena, CA |

"I knew Michael for about 6 years. Such a kind person to all he met. "
Stacy Hunt | Little Rock, AR |

"Thoughts, prayers and love to the entire family! Kavin would say, "Love ya brother!" Going to miss riding with them! 💔"
Mel DuBisr | Little Rock, AR |

"My deepest condolences to the family. I am one that was made better for having known Michael. I will forever be grateful for him. He was the most honest and real individuals I had ever known. "
Amanda Parker | |

"Michael was certainly one iof a kind and I was never around him that he didn't make me laugh . My life is so much richer for having him in it. Although I had not seen him in far too long, my love for him never diminished. May the family find peace and comfort in knowing that he was truly loved by so many. May God hold you tight in his loving arms and let you feel that he is taking very good care of him."
Priscilla Skarda | Little Rock , AR |

"Beverly, I'm so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. "
Dianne Butler Linebarger | Benton, AR |

"My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. "
Kelle Mills | Little Rock, AR |

" With a heavy heart and tear in my eye, I say adieu my friend. We were blessed to known you. You deserved a happier ending. In God's arms,you will have a happy beginning. "
Heidi Becker | Atlanta, GA |

"My heart goes out to all the Hornibrook family. I met Michael in 1977 and we became immediate friends. We had many good times near and far with never a dull moment. You gave me a place to stay when I needed one and were a friend when I needed one. To all the Duck Hunts at Brodie Bend and places in between I will miss you my friend. "
John Brooks Family | Fayetteville, AR |

"My deepest condolences. I am so terribly sorry for your loss. MIke was an incredible man."
Christopher Keretz | Russellville, AR |

"Thank you so much for all of the help that you gave me. Just knowing you and following your lead made me a better man. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. "
Blair Lowther | Maple Grove, MN |

"Beverly, I know the pain you are feeing. You have lost a piece of your heart. I would like to come see you. Call me when you feel like talking . My love to you and your family. Sybil"
Sybil Laing | Hot Springs , AR |

"You are in my thoughts and prayers, Lisa, Jimmy, Beverly and all of his many family members and close friends. May you dig deep and find the strength to celebrate sweet Michael's beautiful life and know that he is at peace. Much love and many hugs to each of you and especially our ya Lisa. "
Jill Jacobs Pomet | Tampa, FL |

"My thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends during this difficult time. I will always remember Michaels wonderfull personality and smile. "
Jerry Funderburg | Little Rock, AR |

"To the Hornibrook family, please know you are in my prayers and my most heartfelt sympathies go out to you. It's been a lifetime since I've seen Michael but he is certainly someone I've never forgotten. With love and peace, Paula"
Paula Dixon Carter | Richmond, VA |

"To the entire Hornibrook family - I am truly sorry for your loss.
I remember meeting Michael for the first time when we were 11 or 12 years old over at St. Johns in "the woods" where we all ran around together for so many years!
As adults I only saw Michael from time to time as he and his tree crew were working and we would exchange a few words. Michael was always warm, friendly and very passionate about whatever was on his mind !!
I always will remember Michael as being that kind and sympathetic friend for my brother Lewie when he needed it.
Michael's entire family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

Phillip Watkins | Little Rock, AR |

"I have no words, Michael will be missed such a person leaves a big void! Prayers for the family."
Annie Comerford | Little Rock, AR |

"I am sorry for your loss. I had just met Michael this past December and enjoyed his stories and his laughter.
No one was a stranger to him. Prayers for your family."

Eric Glaser | Little Rock, AR |

"Sending prayers for peace during this difficult time. May God surround you all with His army of angels and be with you during this time of peace and remembrance. Michael was a part of my childhood who will be remembered well. God Bless all of his family and friends-"
Jett Sheehy | Atlanta, GA |

"Prayers for peace and comfort of Christ for family Rest in peace Michael You will be missed


Jeffery Todd Clark | Little Rock, AR |

"I am so sorry for your loss. Michael helped so many people, me included with our struggles and was always ready with a smile or words of encouragement or just a pat on the back.
This world has truly lost a great man, but I am so glad to count myself among those who knew him."

Missy (Maginn) Vancil | Little Rock, AR |

"I'm at a loss for words. But growing up in the Heights with Michael and all the guys was such a special time (the water tower, the seminary woods, the dead end, my house, etc.). The energy and enthusiasm Michael brought to life was unparalleled. To the Hornibrook family and friends you are all in my prayers."
Joey Johnson | Grosse Pointe Park, MI |

"To the Hornibrook family, especially Michael's kids, I am so sorry for your tragic loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Julie Lensing"

julie lensing | little rock, AR |

"Thank you Michael for sitting on the back row close to me when I really needed it. I pray that God has us on the same row in heaven."
Richard Redus | Little Rock, AR |

"Greg and my Prayers are with the Hornibrook
family. To Houston, Haven & Beverly just know
Michael was loved by many.


Mary Iva Barrett | Little Rock , AR |

"My thoughts and prayers are with all of Michael's family and friends. "
Missy Watson Gulley | Dallas, TX |

"My condolences to the entire Hornibrook family. I am so sorry for your loss. What I remember most about Michael was his funny stories, and his loyalty to family and friends. He loved his children. He loved his family. And he was never afraid to share his experience, strength, and hope. Hugs my friend. "
Tiffany Tyer Leherr | Lancaster, PA |

""Beverly, Lisa, Jimmy, Haven and the entire family, I am so very sorry for the loss of Michael. I know this is so hard for all of you. Will keep you in my prayers and thoughts. Love you." "
Suzie Edwards Chambers | North Little Rock, AR |

"Our thoughts and prayers are with Beverly and the rest of the family. GOD BLESS"
Richard and Connie Key | Little Rock, AR |

"We are all very sorry to hear of Michaels'loss. We are sending you our love and prayers. "
The O'Dell Family | Little Rock, AR |

"The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend.
― Henry David Thoreau

So grateful to have known your kindness & friendship. Prayers for God's comfort and peace to your family and many friends. I know you are resting in God's peace Michael."

Gina C. Hartsell | Little Rock, AR |

"We are praying for you. Lean on Jesus as he is good and will provide the strength you need. You should know we are there for you at anytime.
Al and Connie Harkins"

Al and Connie Harkins | Little Rock, AR |

"My prayers go out to all the family and friends for their great loss. "
Willis Smith | Little Rock, AR |

"to the hornibrook family with our deepest sympathies yet fond memories. especially, the years together at junior deputy. rip Michael " lightning" hornibrook"
the curry family and coach larry hinerman | Little Rock, AR |

"I write this with a heavy heart. My prayers go out to all of Michael's family. Michael was loved by all who knew him. He could make any day brighter and better just by walking into the room. I will miss those beautiful eyes, genuine smile and his kind words of encouragement when they were needed. The world was a better place with him in it, I am a better person just to have known him and now Heaven has a new Angel. May God Bless the Hornibrook family and bring you peace and comfort during this time."
Tammy Smith | Sherwood, AR |

"I did not know Michael very well but a few weeks ago my cat was stuck in a tree for over two days. Michael brought his crew out at 7 am and he got in his bucket truck and grabbed her out of the tree for me. He didn't even consider charging me for the act. It was an act of true kindness and heroism that I will never forget. I will be praying for peace for all of his family. "
Jennifer Mazzacane | Little Rock, AR |

"If you ever met Michael you had a friend. With his witt, charm, Bear Hugs & a voice as strong as his heart. My condolences to the Hornibrook family for the loss of such a wonderful man. Rest In Peace Michael."
skeet spears | Little Rock, AR |

"A mans man you were you did it your way! love and miss you"
jeff rand | dallas, TX |

"Beverly, I don't have the words to tell you how sorry I am to read about Michael's passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family in this time of sorry. "
Libby Lookadoo | Little Rock, AR |

"Michael, Monica and I always enjoyed the times we spent together with you and Nina. I always felt good with all of our business dealings. Your loss, especially under the circumstances of how it happened, is hard to fathom. You served your country your family, friends and customers fairly and lovingly. As you would say, " my brother" you will be sorely missed and will live on fondly in our memories. May you Rest In Peace."
Will and Monica Lulky | Little Rock, AR |

"Michael, I can't believe you are gone. You always had the right comment to make me smile, or laugh at your stories. Ralph and I will miss you at the "club", we saw you just the other day. God bless you, be at peace.
The Hornibrook family I am praying for you and the sadness at your loss.
Ralph and Sarah Thornton"

sarah thornton | Conway, AR |

"There are truly no words...I cannot remember a time when I did not know many memories and funny stories! He is such a great person...I am sorry for your loss...the world will be a lessor place without him."
Kelly Francisco | Fayetteville, AR |

"I know how comforting it can be to have friends & family speak of their fond memories of a dear loved one who has passed on to the next life. Therefore, with a heavy heart, I wanted to let you know how much Michael meant to me & my family. He reached out to a couple of my family members, including myself, in some of our darkest hours offering hugs, help, assistance & love. He will always hold a dear place in our hearts. Could never have thanked him enough. He was a good man & I will sorely miss him.

Peace & Love "

Lisa Dabbs | Little Rock, AR |

"Beverly my heart goes out to you and your family! Prayers for all of you! "
Renee Garcia | Little Rock, AR |

"Beverly,Jimmy,Lisa,and all Hornibrook family members.My heart and prayers are with you.Beverly,all my life growing up 8yr's old to now ,you and your family have always treated me as family.I cherish every memory with all my heart.I sit here with tears rolling down my face in sadness but my heart smiles with memories of mike and me growing up.I will truly miss him .I love you all very much! Bob Richard."
Robert(bob)Bale Richard | North Little Rock, AR |

"So very sorry for the loss of Michael. I can't imagine what you and your family are going through but I've got all of you in my prayers for comfort & strength."
Pam McPherson | Little Rock, AR |

"Michael, I loved your zest for life and friendship for too short of time. Our hearts and prayers go out to you family and all your friends who will miss you until reunited. Im sure Joey K, John L and others gave you a warm welcome home. God bless you. "
Rick Land | Benton, AR |

"Beverly: Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers for comfort during this time."
Sandra Steinert | North Little Rock, AR |

"Dear Hornibrook family, I am there with you in spirit, with sympathy and love. God Bless

George Davis, Jr. | Los Angeles, CA |

"My heart is broken for this loss. Plyknow that you are all in my pry! I love you ! Vicki Stone Allen"
Vicki stone Allen | Bigelow , AR |

"With heavy heart, we say Good Bye my friend and until we see you again in heaven. You are there with Big Jimmy, Freddie and Pop (or as Jimmy called him Dougie ;) and you will be truly missed but never forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with you Beverly, Little Jimmy and Lisa we love you all and always here for you! Love and Blessings to all the family Crash (aka Kenny) "
Kenneth Douglas | Bradenton, FL |

"I was so sad to read this. When we carpooled to Holy Souls as kids, he used to call me 'chicken liver' because I had trouble pronouncing my "R's". My prayers are with the family."
Craig Cagle | Colorado Springs, CO |

"Will always remember spring break 1982 with UALR baseball team. There wasn't a dull moment with my friend Michael around. Cherished memories, my friend. You will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. "
Steve Adair | Plumerville Ark, AR |

"Sending loving and healing prayers to your entire family! Love from all the Ternes Rosso family: Ann, Erin, Justin, Lauren, Elle, John Michael!"
Ann Rosso and John Michael Ternes | Fayetteville, AR |

"Michael you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. You will be missed. Sending my love up to you. Mitzi Bonner"
Mitzi Bonner | Little Rock, AR |

"I was so sad to hear the news of Michael's death. My prayers are with your famiy."
Polly Baldwin Petty | Arkadelphhia, AR |

"Michael was one of a kind for sure and really enjoyed his friendship. What great memories growing up with the Hornibrook family. Laughter a lot of laughter!!!! I must loved all the "banter". Crazy funny. Peace, Blessings, and Love to you Beverly, Lisa, and little Jimmy. "
Hal Douglas | Rogers, AR |

"Yesterday, I tried save on here and the pc I was using blocked me. I was feeling disbelief and great sadness.

This morning, I feel a calmness.

My memories of Michael are from St Edwards and Catholic High. Michael, was a character, a lil defiant, especially wearing "saggy\highwater" jeans and caring.

May God give Michael's family and everyone strength during this diffult time.

God bless everyone.


Annette Allen | Conway, AR |

"How sad, and shocking. I hate guns, but that's another fight. I knew Micheal way back in High School, he was a good guy, very friendly, and cute! Rest in eternal peace old friend."
Michele Rodgers | Little Rock, AR |

"We really lost a good one that will be greatly missed by us all!"
David Henson | Little Rock , AR |

"Sending my humble condolences to the entire Hornibrook family. May the Sun Always Shine on You!"
Missy House Thornton | Sherwood , AR |

"Sadness to hear this loss.Godspeed to your Maker my friend.Find memories laughing with you in the park from our childhood days. I hope you heard me smiling remembering this innocent times of our youth.
Leslie "

Leslie Garner Raguso | Dunedin Florida |

"Beverly, My heart breaks for you. Michael was such a character. We saw each other over the decades and I always felt a connection to your lovely family. I wish peace to you, Pete and all of the family. You were a great Mom Beverly. Rest in Peace dear Michael. "
Cheryl House | Little Rock, AR |

"I don't have my person to make our "traditional grin" to anymore. It will not go to another in that room. It brought a little relief for years.

Prayers to your family."

Kimberly Bennett | Little Rock, AR |

"Our sincere condolences to the Hornibrook Family.
We loved Michael and will miss his sweet smile.
May the peace of Christ be with each of you....

Your friends,
Sandy and Curtis Coburn"

Sandy and Curtis Coburn | Little Rock, AR |

"When I found out about Michael, I felt incredibly sad, and cried. Michael ran real deep, as I've known him since grade school and playing Tball, then baseball. Michael was a larger than life presence even then, and if he pitched, we knew we would win. For me, Michael was a protector, with a huge Hart, the heart of a warrior, a wounded warrior, not unlike myself. When I would be around Michael, I always felt more safe, secure, and confident, as we connected at the heart level. When we last connected, he went out of his way to come by my house to visit my 10yo daughters carport sale. I remember his gentle spirit and fun younger self shining through as he bargained with her. He still paid top dollar, in advance, for a special order rainbow loom bracelet with Harley colors, then bought a silly pair of sunglasses, and rode off on his motorcycle wearing them. When I shared with my daughter the sad news, she said, yes, I remember him, and we still have the bracelet I made! This is a huge loss, as Michael was my friend, and I will miss him. I will also miss the service Thursday due to planned travel, but would want to give everyone a hug. I extend my love to his family."
eric phelps | little rock, AR |

"I'm so sorry for your loss, know you are in my prayers."
Joyce Booth | Little Rock, AR |

"Heaven grows sweeter....thinking and praying for all of you."
Van and Diane Gardner | Little Rock, AR |

"Jimmy and Family,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother, Michael. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
"May the perpetual light shine upon him"... "

Vickie Smith | Little Rock, AR |

"My deepest sympathy foes out to Michael's family & extended family and dearest friends. It's obvious from the outpour of condolences found in the pages of this memorial, just how vast the void his absence will leave on this earth. He made his mark on so many of us that is for sure. And although Id not seen Michael in many years, Ive known him since 5th grade and Im very grateful that we had recently reacquainted and kept in touch through Facebook. I will never forget Michael or his antics. May he forever fly in the light! "
Carmen Risser Webb | LIttle Rock, AR |

"Michael, my friend, just saying goodbye, rest in peace"
Mike Henry | Little Rock, AR |

"Dear Beverly, Jimmy, Lisa & family, My heart breaks for all of you & I am praying God will give you peace through this difficult time. I remember Michael as a very fun loving, good looking teenager & neighbor. I know you will miss him."
Cookie Wilson | Little Rock, AR |

"To the Hornibrook Family, My prayers are with you at this difficult time. Michael had a heart of gold, and always knew how to make you laugh. He was loved by many, I hope he knows that now.

Susan Land Mears | Little Rock, AR |

Please accept our deepest sympathy in the death of your son.
You and your family will be in our prayers. "

Kim and David Hoffman | Roland, AR |

"Beverly We are so sorry for Michael's passing. I remember Tim and Hornibrook were friends never a dull moment. As they grew up and I would see him there was always the big hug. He stopped what he was doing and we talked. Our prayers and love are with you. Tim Ross and Kay Ross Smith"
Kay Ross Smith and Tim Ross | Little Rock and Lowell, AR |

"What a huge loss for everyone whose lives you touched, Michael. Peace be with you and all of your family and friends.
We will all love you always. "

Elizabeth Gunn | Green Mountain, NC |

"I am deeply saddened by the loss of Michael. My heart, thoughts, and prayers go out to the entire family. A special thought and prayer for my friend, Lisa Hornibrook Miller. I love you. May God Bless all. May Michael Rest In Peace with God forever. May the family be blessed and showered with peace from God.
I am deeply saddened that I am not able to attend the service, as my brother-in-law's father passed away, and the funeral is at the same time. But, my thoughts, mind, and prayers will be with you as well, Lisa. Much love.

Kirstie Davenport | North Little Rock, AR |

"We are so sorry for your loss. Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers."
Adam Lind, Brian and Holly Hensman | Fayetteville , AR |

"Mikey, you will be missed, dear friend. rest in peace."
Tracie Brown | Alpharetta, GA |

"Beverly, Lisa and Jimmy - I am truly sorry for your loss. Michael was one of a kind and has kept me laughing since I was a small child. I hope that you can find peace that he no longer has to struggle and we will all see him again. You know he is probably up there following Jackie around cracking jokes. He will be missed.

Peace, love and grace,


Mindy Moore | Little Rock, AR |

"I'm heartbroken over the loss of Michael! He is gone from our sight but never our memories. There are no words to ease our or your pain ~ my prayers are with you !

Please accept my Deepest Condolences! "

Kakki Ledyard | Little Rock, AR |

I am very sorry to hear the news about Michael. My sincere condolences go out to the members of the Hornibrook family. I was not around Michael a lot but he treated me like a good friend . There would be years between the times our paths would cross, but he always remembered my name. He liked to have fun and always had a great laugh and big smile on his face. Michael was a nice guy and a very hard worker. I last visited with him while he was working on a tree job near my home. When I was leaving I said "we are not as young as we used to be, be careful up there in those trees." I will keep the Hornibrook family in my thoughts and prayers.

Curran Papan | Little Rock, AR |

"I am so sad for you all and the world of people who loved him. Prayers that God will bring you peace in the memories of Michaels easy laugh and gentle soul.

Pam Cate Wood"

Pamela Cate Wood | Rogers, AR |

"To the Hornibrook Family,
My thoughts of Michael have brought many smiles to my face ever
since high school. I am deeply sorry for your loss. When Michael and I meet again, we will talk and laugh like we used to. God bless."

Chuck Halter | Springfield, MO |

"My sincere condolences to your loved ones and friends. I enjoyed getting to know you at a time that was critical in my life, you gave freely of your time. Your heart lives on in the lives of the many others you have helped,and you will be always remembered.
Michael S"

Michael Smith | Stuttgart, AR |

"Beverly, you and your entire family are and will remain in our thoughts and sincerest prayers to our Heavenly Father in the coming days. Although we only met your Michael at a few Thanksgiving holiday gatherings, he was always happy and one could tell he was loved by all who knew him!!! We are so sorry and we love you, Charlotte & Kenny "
Charlotte & Kenny Gaines | Little Rock, AR |

"Michael will always be bigger than life itself. No man would do more for a friend in need than him. You always knew he had your back. Thank you for being a great friend. You will be missed but never forgotten. Love you much, brother!"
Bruce Morris | Fort Worth, TX |

"Haven and Houston:

Your dad was one of a kind! He had a unbelievable larger than life personality and never met a stranger. My life is better for knowing him. I will never forget him and pray for your comfort and strength. As you witnessed yesterday he touched a lot of lives. Everyone loved him and we are all here for you.

Tommy and April Owen

Tom Owen III | Little Rock, AR |

"Jimmy, you and the entire Hornibrook family have been in my prayers for the past week. I echo all the sentiments written on line and expressed at the funeral at Michael. I could go years and not see him but when I did it was like no time had passed. He is a part of a lot of my childhood memories and part of quite a few fun adult memories. The love that everyone felt for him was so evident yesterday and I hope you and your family find some comfort in knowing how much he was loved. Continued prayers for you all "
Kay Briscoe | Little Rock, AR |

"My thoughts and prayers are with the Hornibrook family during this difficult time. I went to school with Michael and he was such a fun person to be around. Always joking around and being mischievous. But you followed along because he was a magnet and you couldn't help but want to be around him! Another one from the hood gone but will never be forgotten! "
Lameice Filat Kimbrough | Little Rock, AR |

To the entire Hornibrook Family: God bless you at this very difficult time. Michael was a true Friend and someone who always "had your back". Michael was sincere and honest in all his dealings, and worked extremely hard in everything he did. I knew him in the late 70s and early 80s, and knew him and saw him often in recent years also. Michael will be truly missed by all who knew him - Rest in Peace.

Wright Anderson | Little Rock, AR |

"Lisa I'm not sure if you remember me but we went to school together I have pics of you at my bday party
I've thought about you often and when I heard about Michael I was devastated
He was my first crush at Holy Souls bc he was so handsome and cool
Later I met him at Cosmo which I'm sure you understand and he remembered me
He was in such a good place and so helpful to me
The best
Just know how much I'm thinking of all of you
I understand grief bc the years have been filled with my own grief
Just know that my thoughts are with you and please grieve at your own pace
There is no timetable
We are all different and you will eventually, hopefully feel a sense of peace again knowing his spirit will always be with you and your family
Contact me if you ever need to talk
Just know how sorry I am

Annette Schulte Bobbitt | Little Rock , AR |

" I am sorry that I did not know this sooner. I knew Michael years ago at Bale chevrolet and we kept up for about 10 years after that. He was always such a character and a good friend. He could tell some of the funniest stories. All it took to have a great day was an hour and a bowl of cheese dip and get Michael started talking. It was never boring for sure. He is remembered with a smile. "
Peter Garner | Little Rock, AR |

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