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Date published: 6/11/2014

John R. Henry

John Roland Henry, 90, of Lake of the Woods, Locust Grove, passed away Monday, June 9, 2014, in Culpeper.

Mr. Henry was one of the founders of Lake of the Woods Church, Locust Grove, and founder of the local Habitat for Humanity. He served his country during World War II in the Marine Corps. He then worked for, and later retired from, the Department of Agriculture.

Mr. Henry was preceded in death by his wife, Alice E. Henry, and a daughter, Lorna Henry.

He is survived by his daughter Leisa Rhae Mercer; a granddaughter, Ashley E. Mercer; a brother, Karney Henry; and a sister, Edith Harvey.

A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Lake of the Woods Church, Locust Grove, followed by a funeral at 11 a.m. at the church. The Rev. Tom Schafer will officiate. A reception will follow at the church.

Interment will then follow at 2 p.m. at Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper

An online guest book and obituary are available at johnsoncares.com.