Henry, Roy Lee "R.L." (LaFayette)
Sunday, September 13, 2020
Roy Lee “R. L.” Henry, 89, of LaFayette, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020.
R.L. was born on June 22, 1931 in LaFayette. After high school he joined the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Korea during the Korean War. After serving his country R.L. returned home and worked for many years at Barwick Mills. He then worked for Synthetic in Chickamauga where he retired under Shaw Industries at the age of 85. R.L. had a passion for vintage cars and was a long time member of the Second Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Evelyn Henry; daughters, Lisa (Brett) Henry Hughes, Kayla (Cory) Allen, and Bailey Peardon; sons, Steve (Cathy) Henry, Jerry (Julie) Henry, Terry (Jessica) Henry and Bryan Foreman; grandchildren, Justin (Raven) Henry, Caleb Henry and Jacob Henry; several nieces and nephews also survive.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14, at the LaFayette City Cemetery with Pastor John Eldridge officiating.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, from 12-1:30 p.m.
Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.