Richard Lee Henry

1929 - 2018


Richard Lee Henry, 88 yrs, of Milford, MI, died Wednesday May 30, 2018 in the University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor. There will be no visitation or services, cremation has occurred.


Born September 20, 1929, in Richland, Iowa. Richard was the son of Lyle and Vera (Cunningham) Henry. He attended Ames High School in Iowa and graduated from Sunset High School in Dallas TX. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University. He served with the US Army. He married Janice Lea Bird in 1966 in Flushing, MI. Richard was a Mechanical Engineer for General Motors at the Tech. Center, Warren, MI, and Proving grounds, Milford, MI, where he retired in 1993. He loved cars, airplanes, farming and his family.


Survivors include: his wife, Janice; a son, Robert (Lisa) Henry; a daughter, Bethany (Brian) Eby; a sister, Jane Henry and grandchildren, Lauren, Madison, Jonathan Eby and Caroline Henry. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Margaret Henry.


Memorial contributions for Mr. Henry can be made to: Humane Society of Huron Valley, 3100 Cherry Hill Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.