Wilbert J. Henry Sr., 81, of Fremont, OH passed away on December 11, 2022, at Countryside Manor. He was born on March 16, 1941, in Sandusky County the son of Albert J. and Genevieve (Holsworth) Henry. Wilbert married Louise A. Debien on August 22, 1959 at St. John’s Lutheran Church and she preceded him in death on November 3, 2014. Bill worked at Quikut in Fremont for ten years and then went on to work for Fremont Flask Company and retired in 2008 after thirty-nine years of service. He was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and he was also a member of the Eagles Silver Air Patrol. Bill enjoyed dancing, fishing, and working on the lawn. He was always cracking jokes with those around him and they will be greatly missed.
Bill is survived by his children, Kathleen (Walter) Moll, Sandusky, OH, Wilbert “Bill” (Brandy) Henry Jr., Lindsay, OH, Albert (Renee) Henry, Oak Harbor, OH, Jerry (Heather) Henry, Ballville Twp., and Kayleen (Jason) Sharpe, Sandusky, OH; siblings, Anna Nelson, of Texas; nineteen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Louise Henry; siblings, Ola Henry, Wilma Mitchel, Alberta Brinninger, Juanita, Mary Richards, Gloria Breeze, Diana Gressman, Charles Henry and James Henry.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH 43420.
Services will follow the visitation beginning at 6 p.m. at the funeral home with Fr. Matt Wahlgren officiating.
Burial will take place at Lindsay Cemetery.
Memorials can be made in Bill’s honor to his family.
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