Welcome to the memorial page for

John Robert Henry

April 20, 1936 ~ September 19, 2017 (age 81)

John Robert “Bob” Henry, age 81, of East Liberty, Ohio entered eternity with his Heavenly Father by the grace of Jesus Christ Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

He was born in Bellefontaine April 20, 1936, the son of the late Byron B. and Mildred (Holycross) Spain Henry.  He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Miriam and Shirley, and a daughter- in-law, Kimberly Henry.

On August 7, 1955, he married the former Nila M. (Wirick) in Zanesfield, Ohio and she survives along with their sons, Douglas (Dana) Henry of Middleburg, Ohio, Dean (Pam) Henry of Zanesfield, Michael (Vicki) Henry of Middleburg and Mark (Joan) Henry of West Liberty, Ohio; grandchildren, Kevin (Mary) Henry, Kiel (Megan) Henry, Alex Henry, Candice (Rob) Snyder, Kristina (Bryan) Ford, Tommy Wilson, Brice (Jasmine) Henry, Travis (Brandi) Henry, Katie (Brian) Johnson, Jerrod (Emily) Henry, Lindsey (Parker) Robison, Levi (Nataya) Poling, and Lauren (Brian) Tegtmeyer; twenty three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Bob was a 1954 graduate of Perry Zane High School and was a longtime member of the Middleburg United Methodist Church. He belonged to the Model T Club and had served on the Benjamin Logan School Board for a number of years.  He was a lifelong farmer working for more than fifty five years. His life work was to preserve the land and provide for future generations. He was a loving, caring man who thought first of his family and neighbors. He was a servant to many.

Pastor Rick Riggs will officiate a Celebration of Life service Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at the Middleburg United Methodist Church in Middleburg, Visitation will be held at the church from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. prior to the service. Interment of his cremated remains will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday at the Middleburg Cemetery.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine assisted the family with the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Middleburg United Methodist Church
11824 St. Rt. 287, Middleburg OH 43336

 Service Information

September 23, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Middleburg United Methodist Church
11824 Ohio 287
Middleburg, OH 43336

Celebration of Life
September 23, 2017

1:00 PM

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