Boyd Ager "Mert" Henry, 86, of Ravenna, formerly of Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, June 9, 2014.
Boyd was born on April 10, 1928 in Connellsville, Pa. to parents Elmer and Minnie Henry. Mr. Henry was retired as a truck driver after 30 years of service with CW Transport. Boyd was a WWII veteran in the Army Air Corp. serving in Germany and England and was also a member of the Teamsters Local 407. He enjoyed being around his grandchildren, gardening and fixing things. Boyd very much enjoyed travelling and camping with his family.
Boyd is survived by his wife of 59 years, Alice (Bokisa) Henry. Surviving also are his children: Mary Ellen Willett, Susan (Ray) Mischka, Michael Henry, Juli (Danny) Holliday, Amy Elliot, Linda Huebner, Ray Henry and Jennie (Michael) Sprague. He also leaves 22 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, his brothers: Leo "Pete" Henry, Dwight "Bunny" (Barb) Henry and Ted (Carole) Henry. Also surviving are his sisters-in-laws: Yvonne and Sally and many loving nieces and nephews.
Boyd was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Jack, Bob & Billy, his sister Judy and great-grandson Cody Wilson.
Family will receive friends at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna, on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Thursday, June 12th from 10:00 AM until the 11:00 AM funeral service officiated by Rev. Dr. Perry Mattern. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.
(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 6-10-14)
Alice, Ray and family,
So sorry to hear of Boyd's passing. I just read this. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. we loved being your neighbors almost 20 years ago.
Love, Julie and Jeff schrecengost and family
Please accept our deep condolences to the Ray Henry family, Sincerely, Ken and Linda Mack.