Joseph F. Henry

June 15, 1922June 21, 2013
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Joseph F. Henry age 91, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 10:17 A.M. on Friday, June 21, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. Joseph was born June 15, 1922 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Harry & Mary (Didier) Henry. Joseph is survived by his children, Deborah & Terry Ferguson of St. Marys, Diane & Leo Dunlap of Greenville, Joe & Sharon Henry of Versailles, Jeff & Robin Henry of Versailles, Brad & Penny Henry of Yorkshire, Bruce & Brenda Henry of Versailles and Brian Henry of Versailles; grandchildren, Danielle (Bill) Richardson, Denise (Bill) Rush, Deanna (Matt) Hoffman, Lori (Rob) Godown, John Dunlap, Abby (Joe) Stanger, Charlie (Beth) Henry, Anton Henry, Kristi (Jason) Gibson, Craig (Leann) Henry, Todd (Lindsey) Henry, Melissa Martino, Jeremy Henry, Justin Henry, Mindy Henry, Ashley Henry, Jordan Henry, Nathan Henry and Tyler Henry; great-grandchildren, Megan Richardson, Christopher Richardson, Alexis Rush, Billy Rush, Matthew Rush, Miles Hoffman, Logan Hoffman, Jared Godown, Jenna Godown, Jasen Godown, Maranda Dunlap, Brianna Dunlap, Alivia Dunlap, Cynthia Dunlap, Zoe Stanger, Sophia Stanger, Cale Henry, Samuel Henry, Keegan Gibson, Conner Gibson, Owen Gibson, Ashlyn Gibson, Lydia Henry and Kyleigh Paul; brothers, twin Alfred Henry of Versailles and Paul Henry of Versailles; sister, Bertha Bryan of Piqua; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Joseph is also preceded in death by his wife, Dolores (Dapore) Henry on October 14, 2005 whom he married June 13, 1946; brothers, Louis, John and James Henry; and sisters, Elizabeth Couchot, Magdalene Kley, Josephine Saintignon, Florence Bashore and Dorothy Zimmerman. Joseph served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was awarded the Purple Heart Medal. Joseph was a retired Dairy Farmer. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles, life member of the Versailles Knights of Columbus, member of the Disabled Veterans, member of Versailles Vets Club, former member of the Versailles School Board and former 4-H advisor. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant and Rev. Fr. Carl Subler con celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles with Military graveside services conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Tuesday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. A prayer service will be held at 7:45 P.M. on Monday at the funeral home conducted by the Versailles Knights of Columbus. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard.


  • Visitation Monday, June 24, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Joseph F. Henry

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Kathy (Magoto) & Steve Monnin

June 25, 2013

Our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your father. Your father and his family are in our prayers. May you find comfort in the knowledge that many are sending prayers of comfort and support to you.

Pam Perk Smith

June 24, 2013

My heart goes out to all of you. I miss all of the good times we had when we were kids. I love/loved all of my aunts, uncles, & cousins on Gma Saintignon's side of the family.

Joelle Beck Gibson

June 24, 2013

So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you at this time.

Colleen Hiatt Marchal

June 24, 2013

Jeff and family: I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief.

Jo Ann Thiebaut

June 24, 2013

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Dennis Thiebaut

June 24, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

June 24, 2013

Sending our sympathy to the Henry family. May you be surrounded by wonderful memories.
Jon and Carmen Snyder

Deb Motsinger

June 24, 2013

So sorry to hear about great uncle Joe. Grandma Jo and Delores welcomed him with open arms im sure. My heart goes out to all of his loved ones.


June 24, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. I have found great comfort in reading the he bible. I hope you can find the same comfort that I have. Again I am so sorry for your loss.

Lisa Coate

June 23, 2013

Sending thoughts & prayers to the Henry Family. Mike, Roberta & Family,
Lisa & Family, Anne & Family, and Phil, Ronda & Family