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William Austin Henry

October 15, 1954 — June 10, 2022

William Austin Henry, age 67 of South Fork Road, Moorefield, WV, passed away Friday morning, June 10, 2022 at the Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, WV. Born on October 15, 1954 in Keyser, WV, he was a son of the late Emmett Gochenour Henry and Alice Virginia Barb Henry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Andrew and a brother, Danny.

Bill was a graduate of Moorefield High School Class of 1973; was a member of the Moorefield Church of the Brethren where he served on the church board and attended Kelly Chapel Church of the Brethren. He was a retired Class I Water Plant Operator having worked for the Town of Moorefield for 36 years and the Town of Romney for 8 years. A true sports enthusiast, he watched the Moorefield Yellow Jackets, WVU Mountaineers, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Washington Redskins (Commanders). He was proud of his granddaughter that was a member of the MHS Band and he enjoyed his front porch where he went to read often.

Surviving is his loving wife of 44 years, Rebecca Dawn Davis Henry; a son, Willy (Ashley) Henry of Moorefield, WV; a daughter, Misty (Robbie) Guard of Auburndale, FL; a brother, Sam (Carolyn) Henry of Parkersburg, WV; a sister, Nettie Henry of Moorefield, WV; two grandchildren, Austin and Taylor; four step grandchildren; a step great-grandson and a son-in-law, Wayne (Penny) Wolfe of Moorefield, WV.

Funeral Services will be conducted 3:00 PM Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the Fraley Funeral Home Chapel, 107 Washington Street with Pastors Denzel L. Davis & Russell Webster officiants. Interment will follow at the Olivet Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1:00 PM until time of services at 3:00 PM. Due to the current COVID-19 recommendations, wearing of masks and social distancing by individuals unvaccinated is recommended.

Memorials may be directed to the Kelley Chapel Church of the Brethren, 440 Furnace Run Road, Burlington, WV 26710.

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