Bob Henry

[14 OCT 1932 - I1 - 20240 - 28 AUG 2016]

Bob Henry Eulogies

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Annette and Bob Henry - Mary and Don Andrews -
Alverta and Jim Fiscus [50th Reunion]



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Sitting: Annette Henry - Dan Malone - Peg Robinson - Sharon Peters - Standing: Bob Henry - Anne Malone - ? - Robbie Robinson - Bill Peters [50th Reunion]



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Annette and Bob Henry - Anne and Dan Malone - Maggie Miller - Ed and Pam Trobaugh - Dick and Carol Baker - Bill Street and wife Mary Sansalone - Sharon and Bill Peters - Peg and Robbie Robinson [50th Reunion]



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Sitting: Annette Henry - Dan Malone - Peg Robinson - Sharon Peters - Standing: Bob Henry - Anne Malone - ? - Robbie Robinson - Bill Peters [50th Reunion]



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Andrews' and Bob Henry's
[FDD 1991]



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Bob Henry - Bob Russell - Dick Fontaine
[c1991]



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Andrews' and Bob Henry's
[FDD 1991]



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I-1 Firsties - 1st Row: Roberts - Robinson - Malone - Peters - Poorman - Klung - Ward - 2nd Row: Nichols - Leo Warner - Cairns - Cassells - Smor - 3rd Row: Bob Henry - Chris Miller - DeMaris - Garn - 4th Row: Dempsie Davis - Trobaugh - Streett - Baker (CO)



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Bob Henry - Garn - Crandall - McWilliams
[3rd Bn Staff - 1st Regt]



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Top: Chris Miller - Bill Wilcox - Hank Klung - Bob Henry - Mike Garn -
Bottom: Chris Miller [Summer 1953]



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Robert Barrett Henry

Robert Barrett Henry was born on 14 October 1932 in Montgomery, West Virginia and appointed to West Point from the 3rd Congressional district of West Virginia. He entered on 3 July 1951 and was in Company I 1. He was a Corporal his 2nd Class Year and a Lieutenant and Battalion Adjutant his 1st Class Year. He graduated on 7 June 1955 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army Field Artillery.



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Services for Bob Henry

Services for Bob will be held on Tuesday 6 SEP 2016 at 2:00pm in the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, near Mars Hill, NC.

The Church is located at 443 Bone Camp Road, Marshall, NC 28753. Classmates and friends ae welcome and flowers are appropriate.

The Church web site is at http://www.holyspiritwnc.org/



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Colonel Robert Barrett Henry

Mars Hill - Col Robert Barrett Henry passed away unexpectedly at his home in Mars Hill, Sunday August 28, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Annette; sister, Joan; son, Miles; daughter-in-law, Christine; and grandchildren, Gavin and Theo.

He was born in Clarksburg West Virginia on October 14, 1932 to Ralph and Virginia Henry. While attending high school he also worked with his father at an ice cream factory, as well as an announcer on the local radio station.

Bob received an appointment from his congressman to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point where he graduated in 1955, receiving his degree and commission from the hand of President Eisenhower. After that he attended parachute jump school and spent time stationed in Germany and Fort Sill OK before attending Penn State University for his master's degree in Chemistry, where he met the love of his life Annette Miles. He then returned to West Point to teach Chemistry to the cadets for three years, getting married to Annette on June 20, 1964.

He was then stationed at Ft. McClellan Al, and Ft. Detrick MD, before serving in Vietnam on General Westmorland's staff in 1967 during the height of the war and the Tet offensive. He received the Bronze Star for outstanding service to his country.

In 1969 he was back stateside to work at the Pentagon. Soon after Bob and Annette welcomed their baby son Miles Robert. In the following years he was the Commanding Officer of Watertown Arsenal in Boston and the Radford Ammunition Plant in Va., and was the Chief of Program Management at the US Armament R&D Command in NJ. During this time, he obtained his doctorate in Science Education from Boston College and was promoted to Colonel.

He! was sen t back to the Pentagon and later retired from the Army in 1982 and was awarded the Legion of Merit.

From 1983-1996 Bob worked at the Research Triangle Institute in Raleigh NC, and taught Science Education at Campbell University. In 1998 Bob and Annette moved to Mars Hill just in time to welcome their new grandson Gavin, and were also delighted when Theo followed seven years later. During this time Bob taught at UNCA and Mars Hill University.

Bob and Annette have enjoyed being part of the community in Western North Carolina as well as traveling across Europe and Canada.

Bob was a kind and loving husband, father, and grandfather, who would give the world for his family. He was always there if you needed him and was an amazing influence to all that knew him. He will be greatly missed by everybody he loved.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, September 6 at 2:00 PM at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, 433 Bone Camp Rd, Marshall NC. (828) 689-2517. The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Rector's Discretionary Fund at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, or The Friends of Madison County Animals, 107 Main St, Marshall NC, 28753. (828) 649-9798

Asheville Citizen-Times
Sept. 2, 2016


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