Jerry Randolph Henry
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Poughkeepsie - Jerry Randolph Henry, a lifelong resident of Dutchess County, entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 21, 2014 at River Valley Nursing Home in Poughkeepsie. He was 79 years old.
Jerry was born February 9, 1935 in Clinton Corners, NY. He was the son of the late Garry William Henry, Sr. and Marry Ellen Hancock.
He attended Spackenkill and Wappingers School district and was an retiree of IBM and Arlington School District. He was a member of the Beulah Baptist Church.
Jerry is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Melissa Cummings Henry; a special brother, Thomas Henry; 2 sisters, Pamela and Beverly. Survivors also include, 4 daughters, Jeryl Renee' Henry-Johnson, Margo Dobbins, Tina Henderson and Melissa Spottswood; 2 sons, Todd and Guy Spottswood; 22 grandchildren, 22 great-grands, one great-great-grandson; 3 nieces, Cheryl, Tena and Doreen; 3 nephews, Garry William Henry III, Gerald Henry and Thomas Henry Jr.; 6 great nieces, 2 great nephews and one great grand niece, and a host of friends. He was predeceased by his parents, siblings Garry William Henry Jr., Lorretta Lee Roberts, Geraldine Henry; 2 daughters, Linda Jones and Rita McKinney and sister-in-law, Beatrice Henry.
Special thanks to all the staff that cared for Jerry at River Valley Nursing Home and the staff at Dutchess Dialysis Center.
Mr. Henry will lay in repose 5-7 pm walk-in visitation Tuesday, July 29th at Rhodes Funeral Home 43 Fairview avenue Poughkeepsie, NY and Viewing 10-11 am on Wednesday, July 30th at Beulah Baptist Church 92 Catharine Street Poughkeepsie, NY. Services at 11 am at the Church. Rev. Jesse V. Bottoms Jr., Officiating. Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, NY. Professional services entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home 43 Fairview Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. "Committed To Being The Very Best". Call us anytime at 452-2894.
Rhodes Funeral Home
43 Fairview Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from July 26 to July 28, 2014