Obituary for John O. Henry Jr.
On Friday, September 6 2013, SgtMaj Henry departed this life to be reunited with his beloved wife Vera. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and later relocated to the Northern Virginia area.
He joined the US Marines Corps where he proudly served for over 20 years. Achieving the rank of Sergeant Major. John was a multi-war veteran serving in WWII, the march of the Chosin Resevoir in Korea and Vietnam.
His legacy will be remembered not only for his actions as an active duty Marine, but also for the impact he left on thousands of young Marine Corps Officers during his volunteer service to The Basic School, Quantico, Virginia.
Predeceased by his beloved wife Vera. He is survived by his son John "Chip" , daughter in law Jane; and grandchildren Stephanie, Meghan and Jack.
Services will be held at the Quantico Memorial Chapel, Marine Corps Base Quantico on Monday, 16 September, 2013 from 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, Virginia at 2:00pm
If desired, flowers may be sent to:
Marine Memorial Chapel
3251 Embry Loop
Quantico, VA 22134
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