Carl Henry, Jr., 82, of Bellefontaine, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2013.
He was born in Bellefontaine on February 18, 1930, a son of the late Tony and Mary Margaret (Cordrey) Henry.
On December 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, 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, Danielle of Columbus; and 16 great grandchildren.
A 1948 graduate of Bellefontaine High School, he served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1957. He 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 life-time B.P.O.E. member.
Visitation is from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 18th at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine. Father Patrick Sheridan will officiate a Mass of Christian burial at St. Patrick Catholic Church at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 19th. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5455 North High St., Columbus, Ohio 43214.
Express condolences at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.