Thomas E. Henry Sr., 79

OCT. 18, 1931-AUG. 21, 2011

August 26, 2011
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Thomas Edison Henry Sr., 79, of Williamsport, Md., died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Md.

Born Oct. 18, 1931, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late John T. and Edna Light Henry.

He served in the U.S. Army in Korea during the Korean War.

He retired from Mack Trucks with 29 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanitta Lee Henry, one sister, Betty Hessong; one brother, Richard Henry; and one grandson, Christopher Wilson.

He is survived by two sisters, Patsy Henry and Carolyn Brewer; and two brothers, Bill Henry and John Henry, two daughters, Patricia (Myers) Jones and husband, Bill, of North Richland Hill, Texas, and Noreen L. (Daley) Wilson and husband, Mark, of Voorhees, N.J.; two sons, Jeff A. Henry and wife, Susan, of Blythewood, S.C., and Thomas E. Henry Jr. and wife, Carol, of Fairplay, Md.; seven grandchildren, Doug Jones, Travis Jones, Jennifer (Wilson) Zuggi, Cherie Henry, Thomas Henry III, Diana Henry and Kristina Henry; and four great-grandchildren, Jimmy Zuggi, Ryan Zuggi, Mikayla May and Aleayah Holmes.

He was preceded in death by one sister, one brother and one grandson, Christopher Michael Wilson.

Funeral services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. The Rev. Dr. James E. Swecker will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one-half hour before the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 30 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport, MD 21795.

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