Donald Charles Henry
June 4, 1962 – August 15, 2019
Donald C. Henry, age 57 of Versailles, Ohio passed away suddenly on August 15, 2019 at 3:46 PM at Wayne Hospital, Greenville, Ohio. Born in Greenville, Ohio on June 4, 1962 he was one of 10 children to the late Paul August Henry & Julitta Teresa (Broerman) Henry. In his younger years he worked at Stucke Farm, and later in life retired from Clopay after 27 years of service. Donald loved the outdoors; “coon hunting”, fishing, cutting wood, and going trapping with the boys. Don enjoyed the companionship of his jack russell dog, “Muffy”, the best and smartest nurse maid ever. When he wasn’t outside, he was playing cards or teasing all his sisters & playing pranks on them and his wife. Donald was a family man, with a wonderful heart & will truly be missed. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sister Betty (Kelch) Hierholzer: brother Thomas P. Henry: father-in-law Anthony J. Droesch: brother-in-law Valbert Kelch.
Survived by his loving wife Zita Kay (Droesch) Henry whom he married in Chickasaw, Ohio on September 28, 1991: sons Ethan & Elizabeth Henry; Jacob & Kimberly Henry: sisters Norma & Rich Nerderman of Minster, OH; Jan Russell of Troy, OH; Ruth Henry of New Bremen, OH; Cathy & John Shue of North Star, OH; Sue Henry of Lima, OH; Judy Henry of Versailles, OH; Sharon & Duane Goubeaux of Greenville, OH: brothers & sisters-in-laws Julius Hierholzer of St. Henry, OH; Sharon Henry of Versailles, OH; Dominica & Tom Bazeley of Cincinnati, OH; Cinda & Dave Helmstetter of St. Mary’s, OH; Bonnie & Marvin Fortkamp of Ft. Recovery, OH; Larry Droesch of Wilmington, OH; Kevin Droesch & fiance’ Sandy Litmer of Chickasaw, OH : mother-in-law Mary B. Droesch: as well as numerous nieces, nephews, friends and family. The family would like to extend a special thank you on Donald’s behalf to all of the farmers and landowners for allowing him to trap & hunt on their properties all these years.
Friends may call on the family from 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM on Monday, August 19, 2019 at the Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio. Mass of Christian Burial to be held at St. Denis Catholic Church at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 with Rev.Fr. Jim Simons presiding with an hour visitation at the funeral home from 9-10 AM prior. Burial to follow at Holy Family Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Versailles Life Squad. Online sympathies www.baileyzechar.com.
- Visitation Monday, August 19, 2019
- Visitation Tuesday, August 20, 2019
- Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Donald Charles Henry
August 17, 2019
We enjoyed working with Don in therapy while at Versailles Health Care. He loved to pick on us and we could pick right back at him!! Sorry for your loss- Jenny Everman PTA
August 16, 2019
I was sorry to hear about Don passing away. Don was one of Leslie and my favorite friends. Always joyful, smiling and thoughtful. He will be missed by many. Prayers to all the family.