Garry Brunskill

06/25/2018 1:58 PM |

Garry Brunskill of Riverhead died June 23. He was 59.

The son of Franklyn “Benny” and Sadie Brunskill, he was born Dec. 7, 1958, in Riverhead.

Mr. Brunskill worked as a heavy equipment operator. Family members said he enjoyed race cars, hot rods, music and fashion.

Predeceased by his mother, he is survived by his wife, Lossie (née Daniels) of Riverhead; his 10 children: Tyrone, Tynisha, Lakeisha, Tarsha and Tyrell Brunskill, Shakeitha  Thomas, Timothy Wooten,  Wally Coach and Natasha Coach, all of Riverhead, and Tiffany Wooten of North Carolina; his father,  of North Carolina; his sister, Shirl, of Ali, N.C.; his brothers, Gregory, of Ronkonkoma, and Glenn, of Riverhead; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors on Wednesday, June 27, from 7 to 9 p.m., and Thursday, June 28, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Galilee Church of God in Christ in Riverhead, where a funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will take place at Riverhead Cemetery.

Arrangements were in the care of McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead.