George J. Horvath


Age: 94

Summary: retired U.S. Navy veteran and one of 36 remaining survivors in the sinking of the USS Indianapolis when the vessel was sunk in 1945 by a Japanese submarine during World War II who became one of 317 sailors that were rescued five days later after having been subjected to dehydration and starvation in shark-infested waters of the Philippines Sea.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: September 8, 1920

Died: April 5, 2015

Glendale, Arizona