Charles H. Henry
September 4, 1938 – March 6, 2019
It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the loss of our loved one, Charles H. Henry, who passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Acadia General Hospital in Crowley surrounded by his loved ones. He was 80.
A Celebration of Life was celebrated at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at First Baptist Church in Iota.
Burial followed at Maxie Cemetery with Rev. James Cart officiating.
Charles proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 0371 and was retired from the oilfield.
Charles will be dearly missed by his wife of 55 years, Irene Henry of Iota; son, Charles P. Henry and companion Michelle Bellard of Crowley; daughters, Tracy Andrus and husband James of Iota, Shani Henry and companion Rhonda Frasure of Pensacola, Florida, and April Comeaux and husband Brad of Iota; brothers, Donald Henry of Lafayette and Wesley Henry of Eunice; 17 grandchildren, Dane Cart, Aili Burns, Treef Andrus, Tren Andrus, Jim Andrus, Sam Andrus, River Henry, Nash Henry, Joplin Flores, Van Flores, Shelby El-Assadi, Samantha Hargrave, Seth Cook, Sage Henry, Brad “B.J.” Comeaux Jr., Noley Comeaux and Riley Comeaux; nine great-grandchildren; as well as extended family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his son, Jordan Henry; parents, George and Gernice DeRouen Henry; brother, Carl Henry; and sisters, Lillian Leckelt, Ethel Doucet, Alice Jean Henry, and Elaine Cowart.
At the request of the family, visitation was held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Iota on Friday, March 8, from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., and again on Saturday, March 9h, from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Iota, 840 Howard St., 337-779-3083, was in charge of arrangements.