Edgar Stuart Henry
April 13, 1928- November 28, 2017
Edgar Stuart Henry, 89, of Carlisle, quietly passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle. He was born on April 13, 1928 in Middle Spring, Cumberland County, and was a son of the late Paul A. and Mamie (Warren) Henry.
Ed was a 1946 graduate of Shippensburg High School. He served four years in the US Air Force during the Korean War, and retired after 36 years of service as an Illustrator with the Letterkenny Army Depot. He also worked as a free-lance painter, sign making and lettering trucks. He was a member of Carlisle Evangelical Free Church since 1985, a life member of the Newville American Legion, and served as a Boy Scout leader in the 1960s. Ed enjoyed visiting shut-ins and the elderly. He will be deeply missed by his loving family.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Gladys L. (Martin) Henry, one son, Keith (wife, Kitty) Henry of Gastonia, NC, three daughters; Kathy Henry (husband, Ronald) Russell of Carlisle, Susan Henry (husband, Mike) Castles of Boiling Springs and Amy Henry (husband, Baxter) Morrison of Fayetteville, NC, one sister, Betty Piper of Newburg, one brother, Richard (wife, Ruth) Henry of Newburg, one brother-in-law, Rev. James White of Stroudsburg, 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four sisters; Dorothy Henry, Janet Carbaugh, Mary Helm and Jean White and two brothers; Paul Henry and Carl Henry.
A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017 followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 11:00 a.m. in the Carlisle Evangelical Free Church, 290 Petersburg Rd., Carlisle, with Pastors Shad Baker and Bob Gray officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle, with military honors. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, 1000 W. South St., Carlisle, PA 17013. Visit www.Since1853.com to send condolences.