Homer Gene Henson, 94, of Wheelersburg, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Grant Medical Center in Columbus. Born on January 24, 1923 in Eden Park, he was a son of the late Taylor and Ina Cassidy Henson and resided with his grandparents in early childhood in Grayson. Homer was a member of Truth Tabernacle and was a teamster.
A proud Marine veteran, he served in World War II.
Also preceding him in death were a son, Mikel Gene Henson; nine brothers: a sister and a grandson, Eric Camp.
Surviving are his wife, Nancy C. Stone Henson; three daughters, Judy (Roger) Cartnal of Newark, Joanna (Ken) Saltz of Patskala and Cathy (Mike) Camp of Ft. Myers, Fla; two stepsons, James D. Houston of Columbus and Michael (Tonya) Houston of St. Marys, WV; a brother, Richard Henson of Carson City, NV; a sister, Gladys Riggs of Lucasville; sixteen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 20th, at Truth Tabernacle in Wheelersburg with Rev. Robert Davis I officiating. Interment will be in the Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post 93 from Kenova, WV.
The family will receive guests at Truth Tabernacle after 10:00 a.m. on Monday. Arrangements are under the direction of the BRANT FUNERAL SERVICE IN SCIOTOVILLE.
The flags on the avenue will fly in honor of a proud veteran, Homer Henson.