Raymond Henry, 71, husband of Shirley Harding Henry, passed away peacefully, surrounded by those he loved, on Sunday (July 1, 2018).
The family will receive friends Sunday (July 8) 3 to 5 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the 82nd Airborne Division Historical Society, P O Box 70119, Fort Bragg NC 28307-0119, in support of the 82nd Airborne War Memorial Museum or to the charity of one’s choice.
Born June 4, 1947 in Rochester, NY, he was a son of the late Robert and Virginia Murphy Henry and foster son of the late Ed and Rose Marvin, Sr. of Macedon, NY. Ray was a graduate of Palmyra-Macedon High School, class of 1967. He honorably served his country in the US Army, 82nd Airborne Division, in Vietnam from 1968-1969. Ray was a lifelong member of the 82nd Airborne Division Association, the Golden Brigade Chapter, and the VFW, post 2883, of Newark, NY. Ray enjoyed history and was an antique enthusiast, collecting carnival glass for the last 45 years. He could always be found sitting in the bleachers of his grandchildren’s sporting events. Ray was a loving and supportive husband, father, and papa.
In addition to his wife, Ray is survived by his son, Scott Henry (Teresa); his daughter, Christine Chance (Chris); grandchildren Raelyn Chance, Jackson Chance, Lucas Henry, and Nicholas Henry; and his brothers David Henry and James DeHollander.
He was predeceased by three brothers Richard, Robert, and Donald Henry.