Mr. James Edwin 'Jimmy' Henry, age 83, died Friday, November 29, 2019, at his home in Wadesboro, NC.
A service to celebrate Jimmy's life will be held at 11:00AM Wednesday, December 4th, at Leavitt Funeral Home with Dr. Fred Senter officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Anson Memorial Park. The family will greet friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
A native of Anson County, Jimmy was born April 25, 1936, a son of the late Charles Decar and Dorothy Elizabeth Horne Henry. He was retired Sergeant First Class from the US Army where he served early on as an aircraft and engine mechanic and later as a recruiter and career counselor.
Jimmy is survived by a loving caretaker, Diane Tarlton of Wadesboro. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Keith Henry; two children, Susan Henry Hutchinson and Eddie Henry; and four brothers, Charles Henry, Robert Eugene Henry, William Ray Henry, and Jerry Wayne Henry.