September 22, 1936 – February 27, 2019
Tom Henry age 82 of Waynesburg, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in Rolling Meadows Nursing Home.
He was born September 22, 1936 in Garards Fort, a son of the late Columbus Barclay Henry and Wilda Dugan Henry.
He was a 1954 graduate of Mapletown High School, and attended Penn State University.
Tom served in the Air Force during the Berlin Crisis and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
On June 30, 1962 he married Marna Lee Lightner, Henry, who survives.
He worked as an electronics technician for A.T.&T. for 33 years. He had also worked for ITT Gifillan.
Tom played sandlot baseball and had a try-out with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He also played softball locally and during his time in the service. He later coached little league baseball.
He was a member of the Nineveh United Methodist Church where he had served as Sunday school superintendent. He helped manage the annual sale for the Sheep and Wool Growers of Greene County. Tom loved watching his grandchildren’s sporting events. He also enjoyed farming, fishing, hunting and trapping. He was an avid Penn State fan.
Surviving in addition to his wife are five children, Teresa Margaret Herrod (Jim) of Sycamore, James Michael Henry of Sycamore, Brian Douglas Henry of Waynesburg, Craig Eric Henry (Bobbi) of Waynesburg, and Gordon Derek Henry (Billie Jo) of Sycamore; 10 grandchildren, Garrett Henry (Bethany) , Jenna Henry, Courtney Henry, Brittniy Herrod, Katie Herrod, Daryn Henry, Gavin Henry, Caden Henry, Easton Henry, and Emma Henry; one great-granddaughter, Hailey Henry; one brother, Joseph Henry (Sally) of Greensboro; a sister-in-law, Clara Mae Henry of Carmichaels; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased in addition to his parents are a brother, Pete Henry and sister, Mary Norma Henry.
- Marna Lightner Henry, Wife
- Teresa Margaret Herrod (Jim), Daughter
- James Michael Henry, Son
- Brian Douglas Henry, Son
- Craig Eric Henry (Bobbi), Son
- Gordon Derek Henry (Billie Jo), Son
- Garrett Henry (Bethany), Grandson
- Jenna Henry, Granddaughter
- Courtney Henry, Granddaughter
- Brittiny Herrod, Granddaughter
- Katie Herrod, Granddaughter
- Daryn Henry, Grandson
- Garvin Henry, Grandson
- Caden Henry, Grandchild
- Easton Henry, Grandchild
- Emma Henry, Grandchild
- Joseph Henry (Sally), Brother
- Clara Mae Henry, Sister-in-law
- Columbus Barclay Henry, Father
- Wilda Dugan Henry, Mother
- Pete Henry, Brother
- Mary Norma Henry, Sister
- Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
- Garrett Henry
- Mark Henry
- John Henry
- Scott Blaker
- Dylan Rhodes
- Gavin Henry
- Daryn Henry
- Caden Henry
- Visitation Friday, March 1, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, March 2, 2019
Ron and Daunice Lohr
February 28, 2019
We are saddened to hear of your loss. We remember all the ball games fondly. We pray for rest and recuperation for the family at this loss of a wonderful man.