Michael Shawn Henry, age 44, of Homewood, IL died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002 at Massac Memorial Hospital, Metropolis, IL.
Preceded in death by his father, Luke F. Henry, Sr. and two brothers, Luke F. Henry, Jr. and John Joseph Henry, he was survived by his mother, Virginia Keys Henry (now deceased), three brothers: Paul Henry of Metropolis, IL, Chuck Henry of Burke, VA and Mark Henry of Pasadena, CA; two sisters: Becky Eastman of Woodbridge, VA and Patricia Henry of Marietta, GA; his life-long companion, Gini Schnackenberg of Flossmoor, IL; nine nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Mr. Henry attended St. Joseph Catholic School , Homewood-Flossmoor High School and Prairie State College.
He was employed as a technical writer and editor by Allis-Chalmers, Riverside Corp., Witco and BOCA. He was a member of MENSA.
Michael was a gifted musician, guitarist, photographer and writer. He had a deep appreciation of nature and loved boating and fishing. Michael’s gentle spirit, compassion, and sense of humor are sorely missed.
Services and internment were private. Donations may be made to Massac Memorial Hospital , 28 Chick St , Metropolis , IL 62960 or to charity of your choice in memory of Michael Henry.