Charles J. Henry, 77, of Millsboro passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Mr. Henry was born in Berlin, Md., Dec. 29, 1936, to the late Joseph E. and Anna H. Brittingham Henry. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Henry; stepson James Little; a brother, James Henry; and sisters Anna Ruth and Virginia Henry.
Charles retired from Mario’s Restaurant in Ocean City, Md. after 54 years of employment.
He enjoyed motorcycles and toured with a local motorcycle club. He also liked watching drag racing, drawing, fishing, painting and sketching. He was an honest, hard working man. He liked doing things with his hands and was“Mr. Fix It” and could do anything. “He was a graduate of the University of Common Sense and Hard Work” He was a loving and understanding father.
He is survived by his companion of 37 years, Maryland Davis of Millsboro; seven children, Angie Strand of Salisbury, Md., Charles K. Henry and his wife Virginia of Berlin, Anthony E. Henry of Salisbury, Yvetta Tull and her husband Tony of Berlin, Joanne Fisher and her husband Robert of Berlin, Troy Henry of Salisbury and Geneen Morris of New Castle; stepdaughter Pamela Jones and her husband Isiah of North Dakota; and special family members, Vera Maiorana and Jackie DeGroft, with whom he shared a very special relationship for 54 years. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He also leaves behind his canine friend Chippy.
A funeral service and celebration of his life will be held at noon, Saturday, April 5, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Pastor George Fisher will officiate. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, Berlin.