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Obituary: Edward William Henry III

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Edward William Henry III, age 68, of Mount Ida, passed away July 3, 2016 at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs, AR. He was born November 22, 1947 to Edward William Henry Jr. and Helen Catherine Metz in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Henry enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1968 serving in the Vietnam War. During his time of service, also was a Corpsman with the Marines and was known as “Doc Henry”. He worked for the Chicago Northwestern Railway, which later became the Union Pacific Rail Road for 32 years. He was a loving husband and father. Mr. Henry also loved the outdoors and traveling. He is preceded in death by his Father and 1 Brother. He is survived by his wife of 45 years Christine Henry of Mount Ida, Mother; Helen Henry of Des Plaines, IL, Son; Edward Henry IV of Clackamas, OR, Daughter; Emily Henry of Portland, OR, 4 Brothers and 3 Sisters. There will be a visitation held July 16, 2016 2-4 p.m. at Thornton Funeral Home in Mount Ida, AR. Cremation arrangements were made under the direction of Thornton Funeral Home of Mount Ida, AR. Guest register at www.thorntonfh.com

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