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Steve Henry

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Henry, Steve

Corrales attorney and community leader Steve Henry died on June 19th at his home. His death from metastatic melanoma came five days after his 65th birthday. Steve was an attorney in private practice in Corrales and was active in community affairs.

Born Steven Craig Henry June 14, 1951, Steve grew up in Bellefontaine, Ohio, and graduated from the local high school. He attended Denison University in Granville, OH, and the University of South Florida in Tampa, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in anthropology. He received his juris doctorate in 1977 from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, FL. At various times he worked as a criminal prosecutor in St. Petersburg, Colorado Springs and Albuquerque and as a public defender in Daytona Beach, FL. and Albuquerque. From 1988 to 1990, he was chief staff attorney for the New Mexico Department of Insurance and spent most of the rest of his professional career working in personal injury and insurance matters. He was a frequent lecturer on insurance law, litigation against bad faith contracting, professional ethics and trial practices and he was an experienced mediator.

A New Mexico resident for the past 33 years, Steve was dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the New Mexico lifestyle, including hiking, camping and, especially, horseback riding. He was a former member of the Corrales Bosque Advisory Commission and the Corrales Equestrian Advisory Board. He was past president of Corrales Horse and Mule People and a board member of the Foundation for the Pure Spanish Horse. He was a volunteer and participant in countless community events.

Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Irene Fehrman and Lloyd Henry, and by his sister Pamela.

He is survived by his wife Robin Marshment Henry; by his son Scott and daughter Jennifer and their respective spouses Chelsey and Lisa; and by scores of friends and colleagues for whom his passing leaves an irrevocable void.

A memorial gathering will be held Monday, June 27th, at 10:30 a.m. at the Historic Old San Ysidro Church, 966 Old Church Road in Corrales. In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions in his memory are welcome with particular attention to the Foundation for the Pure Spanish Horse Association, 115 Elm Street NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102; the , PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on June 23, 2016
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