Robert E. Henry 92 of Franklin, IN, died at 12:20 p.m. April 1, 2012 at Homeview Health and Rehabilitation Center, Franklin, IN. The second of four children, he was born February 16, 1920 in Lebanon, IN to Calvin Ellis & Ruth (Mason) Henry. He married Beulah M. Myers on June 8, 1947 in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on February 9, 1990. He then married Helen Farrow Henry in 1991 and she passed in 2003. Mr. Henry was a 1938 graduate of Lebanon High School. He lived in Marion, South Bend, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Lebanon and Franklin. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from 1941-1945 and was stationed at Hickam Air Field in Hawaii during the Pearl Harbor attack. Mr. Henry was a lineman for Indiana Bell before being promoted to supervisor of a repair crew. He retired from there in 1982 after 35 years. He was a member of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, and enjoyed traveling, camping and playing euchre.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 6, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday, April 5th from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Kilmore Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made the Alzheimer’s Association.
2 Sons: Calvin (Linda) Henry of Irvine, CA and Carl (Cathie) Henry of Franklin
1 Daughter: Carol Wyatt of Franklin
2 Sisters: Dorothy Walker of Thorntown and Deloris Shepherd of Lebanon
4 Grandchildren: Christopher Henry of Irvine, Sarah Henry of Franklin, Nathan Henry of Franklin and Alisa Henry of Franklin
Friend: Clara Allen of Martinsville
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother John Henry.