Barbara Gail Grandstaff Quinn “Gail”, 72, of Goochland, VA, passed away on August 21, 2022 after a lengthy illness. Henry Quinn, 81, of Goochland, VA, passed away on November 17, 2020. The happily married couple requested a joint memorial be held to commemorate their many happy years together.
Gail was born and raised in Goochland County and graduated from Goochland High School in 1968. After graduation, she moved to Washington, DC to attend Juliet Gibson Finishing School. She returned to Richmond in 1971 and began a 40 year career working for The State of Virginia. Gail enjoyed collecting antiques and crystal, traveling and spending time in the mountains. She was known for her outgoing personality and her compassion for her family and friends.
Gail is preceded in death by her father, Boyd Washington Grandstaff; mother, Alice Parrish Grandstaff; stepfather, Lee Roy Grandstaff; and her first husband, Warren Earl Loomis. She is survived by her dedicated brother, Boyd Grandstaff; sister, Sandra Able; nephew, Ben Able; lifelong friend, Carol Calder, and numerous other relatives and friends.
Henry Quinn was born and raised in North Carolina. After graduating from high school, he joined the military to serve our Country. He continued his career of service by becoming a firefighter. In his later years, he also worked for the Virginia Capitol Police. Henry was known for his love of planes and flying. His biggest joy was working as Santa Claus during the Christmas season and sharing the magic of Christmas with children.
Henry is preceded in death by his parents, May Westbrook Quinn and Lofton Allen Quinn. He is survived by his two sons, and their wives, Doug Quinn and Michael Quinn, and numerous other relatives and friends.
A joint memorial service will be held at 11am on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Perkins Baptist Church, 3146 Hadensville-Fire Road, Goochland, VA 23063. Arrangements are being handled by Norman Funeral Chapel in Goochland, VA.