Mr. Harold Ray Henson, Sr,

Mr. Harold Ray Henson, Sr,

Sep 09, 1953 - Mar 30, 2021
South Charleston, WV

Mr. Harold Ray Henson, Sr,

Sep 09, 1953 - Mar 30, 2021
South Charleston, WV

Obituary

Ray Henson, Sr, 67, of South Charleston, passed away peacefully at the hospice care facility beside his wife and children yesterday after a 5-year battle with cancer.

He was the oldest son of Ernest and Gracie Boggs Henson. Ray retired from WVDHHR in 2017 with 40 years of faithful service.

He is survived by his loving wife, Joanne; his loving mother in law, Teresita Navarro of Palawan, Philippines; 3 siblings; 4 children; 7 grandchildren; and numerous aunts and uncle. His children include, Ray, Jr., (Kristi), Andrew, (Mari), Adam (Bethany) and Annerae; grandchildren include, Thomas Ray, Caroline, Ben, Drew, Kai, Layla and Benji; his siblings include JC, Beverly, and Ernie.

Ray graduated from Charleston High School, Morris Harvey College, and the WV College of Graduate Studies. He was a member of Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral.

Ray loved to read and talking with his friends at Kenna Homes. Enjoyed working at Rapid help desk for 20 years assisting field employees with their questions.

Ray was very proud of his children and their accomplishments. His Family was the most important thing in his life, and he loved each of them dearly.

Ray is being cremated and his ashes interred at Sunset Memorial Park.

Due to COVID concerns, a public service will not be held at this time.

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle the arrangements.

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3 responses to Mr. Harold Ray Henson, Sr,

  1. DICKIE STONE says:

    MY CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO THE FAMILY OF RAY HENSON.HIS FAMILY WILL MISS HIM AND ALL HIS FRIENDS HE MADE WILL MISS HIM AS WELL.HE IS GONE NOW BUT NOT FORGOTTEN…THE WORLD KEEPS TURNING AND THE BAND PLAYS ON……LOVE U BROTHER,REST NOW.

  2. Fly high with the Angels Ray! You were such a pleasure and a blessing helping though all my Rapids issues! You will be greatly missed!

  3. Prayers for comfort during this sad time to Ray’s dear family. He was one of a king and helped me get through some rough obstacles that Rapids threw my way. He will greatly missed by many. Fly high my friend.

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