Garry C. Horsey


Mr. Garry C. Horsey, 59, of Painter, departed this life Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Exmore.

Born in Pungoteague, Garry was the son of the late Smallwood Kellam and the late Elsie Horsey. He was affectionately known as “Mr. DJ,” “Music Man,” or the “Key Man” by his family and friends. Upon graduation, he gained employment with the Accomack County Public Schools and dedicated 42 years of service. He served as a custodian at Central High School until its closing. In later years, he worked at South Accomack Elementary School and lastly, Nandua Middle School.

Private funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, at Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac, with the Rev. Willie White officiating. Interment was in the Holy Trinity Baptist Cemetery, Pungoteague.

He leaves to cherish fond memories: the love of his life, Margaret Brickhouse; sister, Josephine Tharps; brother, John Kellam; two stepdaughters, Sabrina Seymore and Selina Seymore; special niece who was like a sister, Ethel Jones; one brother-in-law; one sister-in-law; dedicated caregiver, Kenishia Kellam; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends.

Arrangements are by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.

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