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Robert L. Henry

Henry, Robert L. SAN DIEGO-- Bob passed away on September 20, 2013, at age 95, of heart disease. He was born in Rutledge, Tennessee, the first of two children of Robert Love Henry and Edith Williams. After graduating from Clemson University, he served in the Army as a Captain until 1947. Bob had an illustrious career as an engineering scientist and retired as President of the Electronics Components Group and Vice-President of Illinois Tool Works. Predeceased by his wife of 69 years, Mary O'Brien, he is survived by two sons: Robert L. Henry, III, and William A. Henry (Cindy); four daughters: Susan Fennema (Robert); Jean Stakias (Michael); Diana Kimball (George); and Joan Sanfilippo (Wayne); eleven grandchildren, and three great- grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala.


Published in U-T San Diego on Oct. 5, 2013
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