Edwin Neal Henry, 74, Greenwood, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at the Evansville Manor Nursing Home. A private family celebration of life will take place at a later date.
Edwin was born on Dec. 2, 1945, in Blue Field, W.V., the son of Albert and Violet (nee Neal) Henry. He was married to Susan Van Langen early in life, had two children, and then married Patricia M. (Speer) Fryda. Edwin served in the United States Army as a sergeant in the 11th A.C.R. Division during the Vietnam War, where he earned the Purple Heart. He was employed at General Motors in Janesville for 30 years until his retirement. After retirement, he moved to Greenwood and purchased a farm. Edwin and Patricia enjoyed traveling in their R.V. and wintering in Quartzite, Ariz. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his children; Leah (Jeff) Osborne of Edgerton, Shane (Amanda) Henry of Janesville, Craig (Jackie) Fryda of Edgerton, and Carl (Heather) Fryda of Milton; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters; Carol Doherty and Melody (John) Westby; two brothers: Lester (Linda) Henry and Chester (Gail) Henry; and two nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Patricia; a nephew, Jacob Henry; and a brother-in-law, Joseph Doherty.
Ward-Hurtley Funeral Home, Evansville, is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed at wardhurtley.com.
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