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Carl Henry Jr.


Carl Henry Jr., 82, of Bellefontaine, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.

He was born in Bellefontaine on Feb. 18, 1930, a son of the late Tony and Mary Margaret Cordrey Henry.

On Dec. 1, 1951, he married Gerry Keagy in Bellefontaine and she survives, along with their children, Deborah (Sam) Shoe of DeGraff, David (Barbara) Henry of Cincinnati, Barbara (Kit) Heath of Springfield, and Dianne (Jim) Gilley, Sheryl (Mike) LaBatt and Dana Henry, all of Bellefontaine; 16 grandchildren, Kevin, Beth Ann, Shannon, Dustin and Clinton, all of DeGraff, Alicia of West Liberty, Allison and Laura of Cincinnati, Brandi and Andrea of New Carlisle, Nathan of Springfield, Derek, Devin, Kristin and Aaron, all of Bellefontaine, and Danielle of Columbus; and 16 great-grandchildren.

A 1948 graduate of Bellefontaine High School, he served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1957, was an agent for Prudential Insurance, and retired from Siemens after 30 years.

He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bellefontaine. He loved sports, was an avid and loyal OSU fan, and was a lifetime Elks member.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine. Father Patrick Sheridan officiates a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial is in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5455 North High St., Columbus 43214.

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