Horace Burrell

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Horace Burrell
Horace Burrell Press Conference.png
Burrell at a Press Conference in 2012
President of Jamaica Football Federation
In office
2007 – 6 June 2017
Preceded byCrenston Boxhill
Personal details
Horace Garfield Burrell

(1950-02-08)8 February 1950
Died6 June 2017(2017-06-06) (aged 67)
Kingston, Jamaica
Spouse(s)Lourea Simpson (Divorced)
RelationsOrville Richard Burrell (cousin), Portia Simpson-Miller (cousin)
ChildrenTiphani Burrell
Romario Burrell
Jaeden Burrell
Tahj Burrell (deceased)
ResidenceKingston, Jamaica
Alma materClarendon College
St Elizabeth Technical High School
OccupationBusinessman, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist.

Horace G. Burrell JP OM (8 February 1950 – 6 June 2017), also known as Captain Burrell, was the president of the Jamaica Football Federation, and a Vice-President of CONCACAF. He was also the founder of the Jamaican restaurant chain The Captain's Bakery and Grill and Captain's Aviation Services which he founded in 1995 and 2008 respectively. He died on 6 June 2017 after ailing for some time.[1]

Burrell died of lung cancer on 6 June 2017 in Kingston at the age of 67.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Captain Horace Burrell dies at 67". The Jamaica Observer. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  2. "PM Holness Mourns the Death of Capt. Horace Burrell - Jamaica Information Service". 6 June 2017.