Virgil Horsley

Lifelong Riverhead resident Virgil Horsley died March 31, 2021, in Middle Island. He was 54.

Mr. Horsley was born Aug. 8, 1966, in Cumberland, Md., to Robert and Mary Horsley.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1987 to 1995. Family said he “enjoyed life, laughter and his family.”

Predeceased by his parents and his sister Orlantha Forbes, he is survived by his wife, Shamele; his children, Virgil Jr., Tasheria and Kayla; and his siblings Cassandra Horsley and Leon Brown, both of Riverhead.

The family will receive visitors Thursday, April 8, from 6 to 7 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.