Benjamin Colvin Horsley
Benjamin Colvin Horsley
  • June 14, 1921 - September 22, 2017
  • Lynchburg, Virginia

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Benjamin Colvin Horsley also known as Tolly, age 96 of Lynchburg passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at Virginia Baptist Hospital.

Benjamin was born in Appomattox County, son of the late Benjamin A. Horsley and Lillian M. Horsley.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters, Thomas Abbitt Horsley, Bertrand A. Horsley, Ray Horsley, Geneva H. Childress, Hazel H. Elliott, Veda H. Shelton, and Opal Horsley.

He proudly served his country in the Army during World War II.

He is survived by his sister, Lillian H. Linn of Lynchburg, VA as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and a special grandniece, Elizabeth Horsley Snider.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Entombment will take place later at Arlington National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to an organization which supports homeless veterans.

Arrangements under the direction of Whitten Timberlake Chapel, Lynchburg, VA.