Horace A. Callwood Sr. Dies

Horace A. Callwood Sr.

Our family is deeply saddened to announce the death of our beloved husband, father, brother and former senator Horace A. Callwood Sr. Horace, who died at his home on St. Thomas, Friday, Sept. 11.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Richard Callwood Sr. and Annie Hodge Callwood; brothers: Richard, Courtney and Keith Callwood; son, Kenneth Callwood, and stepdaughter, Akilah Godet.

He is survived by his wife, Beulah Olivia Jacobs Callwood; children: Dr. Hortense “Cyndi” Callwood-Lewis, Horace Callwood Jr., Kathryn Callwood-Fauntroy, Chaneel Callwood-Daniels, Cherisse Callwood-Lettsome, Calvin Horace Callwood, Gilbert Dennis and Kimberly Ali; stepdaughter, Felecia Fenton;

He is also survived by his brothers: Verne Callwood Sr. and Angel Callwood; aunt, Gloria Hodge Davis; uncles: Honorable Judge Verne Hodge and Lawrence Hodge; 18 grandchildren: 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was a member of the CAHS Class of 1952, Hampton Class of 1956, the Horace A. Callwood Democratic Breakfast Club, the East End Democratic Club and the Rotary 2 Club of St. Thomas. He was honorably discharged from the Army on June 6, 1962.

Tributes may be emailed to [email protected]. The deadline for submission is Wednesday, Sept. 23.

A first viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. A second viewing will take place at 8 a.m. followed by funeral services at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Holy Family Catholic Church,

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family respectfully requests that all attendees adhere to social distancing guidelines and all other safety rules.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to the Holy Family Catholic Church. (Sorry, no cash donations.)