Ralph Henry Horrell, 84, an honest man

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Ralph Henry Horrell, 84, of Rocky Point and formerly of Newport News, Virginia died Sunday, May 10, 2015 at his home.

He was born January 30, 1931 in Pender County, the son of the late Liston Horrell and Mary Gertrude Gurganious Horrell. Ralph was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Mae Bellamy Horrell.

Ralph is survived by his sister, Rita Faye Bulluck (Adrain) of Hampton, Virginia; brother, Eddie Wayne Horrell of Newport News, Virginia and special friends and caregivers, Ben and Sue Grubbs, Jr. of Rocky Point.

Ralph was proud of having served honorably for seven years in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.

Ralph was an honest man, his word was his bond. In years past Ralph raised beautiful vegetable gardens and enjoyed fishing. Ralph’s quiet faith in God guided his life throughout his many years on this earth. Fond memories of Ralph remain in our hearts.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Burgaw Chapel with Pastor Bill Horrell. Burial will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015 in Parklawn Memorial Park in Hampton, Virginia with Pastor Anthony Truckenmiller officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the US Army Honor Guard.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Quinn McGowen Funeral Home.