Robert Henry

November 29, 1932 ~ January 16, 2018 (age 85)

Robert W. Henry, 85, of Keithsburg, Illinois died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Great River Hospice House, Burlington, Iowa.

Services are 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 19th at First Christian Church, Keithsburg, Illinois, Rev. Charles Reynolds officiating.  Serving as pallbearers are Chad Henry, Brian Henry, Travis Henry, Aaron Henry, Barry Heath and Manny Linder.  Honorary Pallbearers are Dean Johnson, Charlie Brown and Kelly Frieden.  Burial will be in Greenmound Cemetery with military rites by Aledo American Legion Post 121.  Visitation is Thursday, Jan. 18th from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the church.  A Masonic Service will follow visitation at 7:00 p.m.  Memorials may be left for Keithsburg First Christian Church.  Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements.

Robert William Henry was born November 29, 1932 in Keithsburg, Illinois a son of William W. and Madelyn Peterson Henry.  The 1951 graduate of Keithsburg High School went on to serve in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.  On September 4, 1955, he married Patsy L. Wagner in Keithsburg.  Bob farmed in the Keithsburg area, retiring in 1999.  After retiring from farming, he worked for FS in Monmouth and Aledo.  He then went to work for Frieden Farms, Keithsburg.  Bob was a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge.  He and Pat loved to square dance and were members of the Ramblin Roses Square Dance Club.  Bob enjoyed fishing and was an avid fan of Illinois basketball.   He loved attending his grandkids sporting events over the years.  His greatest joy was time spent with family.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years, Pat Henry, Keithsburg, IL; sons:  Lee (Valerie) Henry, Keithsburg, IL and Keith (Peggy) Henry, Roseville, IL; grandsons:  Chad (Nicole) Henry, Brian (Jill) Henry, Travis (Kendra) Henry and Aaron (Emily) Henry and great grandchildren:  Chase, Jordyn and Noah.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother:  Jim Henry.

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