Wayne D. Henry

Born: Fri., Dec. 11, 1936
Died: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018


3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 06, 2018
Location: Montpelier - East Main St.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Aug. 07, 2018
Location: St. John's Lutheran Church

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Wayne D. Henry, 81, of Montpelier, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on August 2, 2018. He was born on December 11, 1936 in Superior Township to Willis G. and Donna M. (Fried) Henry. Wayne attended a one room schoolhouse until the 8th grade and graduated from Montpelier High School in 1954. On June 28, 1957 Wayne married Donna V. Allomong, who preceded him in death in 1990. On August 16, 1991, Wayne married Wanda M. Pendleton and she survives.

Wayne farmed all of his life with his dad “Stub” and his son Tim until his retirement in 2007. He still helped Tim with the yearly planting up until this past fall. Wayne also worked at The Body Works in Montpelier, Aro Corporation in Bryan and Hause Machines in Montpelier, Farm Bureau and Feed Mill both in Montpelier, Chase Brass and Montpelier Auto Auction both in Holiday City. He liked to go to Rowe’s each morning to play cards and enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians and The Ohio State Buckeyes. Wayne was a member of the Montpelier Moose and was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Montpelier.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Wanda Henry of Montpelier; one son, Timothy (Vonda) Henry of Montpelier; two daughters, Alexis Becker and Stacy (Doran) DeMara of Montpelier; two step daughters, Sherry Dixon of Perrysburg and Michelle Shirkey of Clear Water, FL; five grandchildren, Chase (Hallie) Henry, Breanna Henry, Kayce DeMara, Seth (Kaitlyn) Stevens and Sydney Webster; three great grandchildren, Braxton and Brayson Henry and RaeLynn Stevens; two brothers, Dan (Mary) Henry of Greenville, TX and Jim (Marsha) Henry of Portland, OR; and one step sister-in-law, Ellen Shepard of Linwood, MI

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; step mother, Ruth Henry; first wife, Donna Henry; son-in-law Kent Becker; granddaughter Kayla DeMara; great granddaughter, Brier Henry; and step brother, Grant Shepard.

Visitation will be held on Monday, August 6, 2018 from 3-8 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier. A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Montpelier with Pastor Paul Gruetter to officiate. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier. Memorial contributions may be given to CHP Hospice or to St. John’s Lutheran Church.

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Judy Norrick
   Posted Thu August 02, 2018
My sincere sympathy goes out to the entire Henry family. Uncle Wayne was a wonderful man that always had a warm smile and kind word for everyone. I will be thinking of you during the difficult days ahead. Love to you all, Judy Norrick.

Sacramenta Landrum
   Posted Thu August 02, 2018
Deepest condolences to the Henry family and friends for the loss of your loved one Wayne. Very soon Jesus Christ will resurrect the loved ones we have lost in death back to life Acts 24:15; John 5: 28, 29, right here on a brand new Paradise Earth no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5 jw.org.

Betty Rings
   Posted Fri August 03, 2018
My heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Wayne. He will surely be missed for his kindness, his wonderful sense of humor, and his smile. He was a Family Man and a Good Christian. May he rest in peace.

Kristi Ryan
   Posted Fri August 03, 2018
Lexy, Tim and Stacy.... Im so sorry. Thinking of you all. Rest in peace, uncle Wayne. -Kristi

Shelley Jackson
   Posted Fri August 03, 2018
Such great memories with Wayne, Donna and the whole family! They always made me feel like I was "one of theirs!"
Praying for God's peace and comfort for your family during this season of sorrow and the days ahead.....God Bless!

Hope & John Collins
   Posted Fri August 03, 2018
Wanda, sorry for your loss. If you need to, call. You have our sympathies and our support.

Millie Bible
   Posted Fri August 03, 2018
Sending our deepest sympathies to all
of the families of Wayne.
George and Millie Bible

Marlow and Phyllis (Altaffer) Smethurst
   Posted Mon August 06, 2018
Our deepest sympathy to the Henry family on their loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Larry Starr
   Posted Mon August 06, 2018
Please accept our deepest sympathy, Wanda and to the whole family Our prayers are for your you and the family

Terry Hendricks
   Posted Mon August 06, 2018
I am sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing; and would like to express my deepest sympathies to Tim, Lexi, Stacy and the entire HENRY family.

Terry R Hendricks

Lyle & Delores Traxler
   Posted Tue August 07, 2018
Our sincere sympathy to all of Wayne's family. We are relatives to Donna and were close growing up. Dan, Lexi, Stacy and the rest of Wayne's family, we pray for God's peaceful presence be with you as you walk through the coming months.
Lyle and Delores Traxler

Norma (Shearer) Sanders
   Posted Wed August 08, 2018
Sincere sympathy to the Henry Family.

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