In a recent review of Morning, Paramin (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016), Walcott’s final published work, I reflected on how difficult it can be to escape Sir Derek’s titanic shadow.
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ORR: GARRY “Tall Man and Bago”
ORR: GARRY “Tall Man and Bago” died on 13th January, 2012. Brother of Annette (deceased), Gwendolyn, Ashworth (deceased), Raphael, Marva, Reginald, Merle (deceased), Merla (deceased) and Curtis. Son of the late Muriel and Russel Orr. Father of Keron, Deneike, Kenecia and Khia. Grandfather of Jamaine Orr, Krissa Orr and Dacia Gordon. Uncle of Lisa, Sherry, Dana, Sachel, Crystelle, Nataki, Shanelle, Jevone, Josanne, Pixie, Kayla, Sheldon, Kelvin, Larry, Dickson, Adrian, Brent, Sean, Kwesi, Kavron, Akiva and Curtis. Friend of Musso, Sherwin, Neil, Edson, Dexter, Tony, Lenore and many others. Relative of the Moore and Melville families. Fuenral at 1.00 p.m. on Friday 20th January, 2012 at Clark and Battoo’s Chapel, 11 Tragarete Road, Port of Spain thence to the Cameron Road Cemetery, Petit Valley. For enquiries, call C&B 625-1170.