Carl Clifford Henry, Jr., 72, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on December 4, 2018 at the Kittanning Care Center, Kittanning, PA.
He was born October 7, 1946 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Carl Clifford Henry, Sr. and the late Elsie Mae Bowser Henry.
Carl was Lutheran by faith. He worked as an Operating Room Technician at Morton General Hospital in Massachusetts for 10 years and later at Butler Memorial Hospital for 19 years, retiring in 2008. Carl is a Veteran of the US Navy, having served on the USS Myles C. Fox as a Radio Operator during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 117 Butler.
He is survived by his wife, Dawn Cox-Henry, whom he married on January 9, 2005; two sons, Steven Beachem of Kannapolis, NC, and Michael (Pam) Beachem of Surprise, AZ; two stepchildren, Heather Cox and her companion Tim Young of Butler, PA, and John H. (Stormie) Cox, V of Lucinda, PA; many grandchildren, step grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Karen Henry Fair of Butler, PA; mother-in-law, Jeanette Greenawalt Klepfer of Mayport, PA; sister-in-law, Christy (John) Mealey of Tionesta, PA; brother-in-law, Barry Klepfer of Severon, MD; and a number of nieces and nephews .
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sister, Ruth Ann Henry Meals, father-in-law, Donald R. Klepfer; and two brothers-in-law, Ronald Meals, and Richard Fair.
Per his wishes, there will be no public visitation.
At the convenience of the family, a memorial service will be held at a later date at the American Legion Post #117, Butler, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggest to the American Legion Post #117, 413 S. Main St., Butler, PA 16001.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.