Louis’s friend Vic Henry

Louis says, “Vic Henry was a year or two behind me at Lindsey Wilson. His father was the College president. They lived in a house down the hill from the college. We were visiting them on Dec. 7, 1941 when we lived in Burkesville. As we left to go home someone said Pearl Harbor had been bombed. First I ever heard of Pearl Harbor. Last I heard, Vic was a dentist at Russel Springs (or nearby) Kentucky.”

Louis and Vic Henry, Linsey Wilson College

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Vic Henry, Linsey Wilson College

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unidentified girl and Vic Henry, Linsey Wilson College

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Vic Henry and unidentified girl, Linsey Wilson College

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Vic Henry passed away in 2010.

Dr. Charles Victor Henry

JAMESTOWN – Dr. Charles Victor Henry, 79, of Jamestown, KY, died Sat, April 24, 2010 at the home of his daughter. He is survived by three children, Dr. Ann Karen Henry and her husband, Michael Karol, of Southborough, MA, Dr. Mark Allen Henry and his wife, Cynthia, of Somerset, KY and Rev. Laura Henry Harris and her husband, Michael, of Columbia, KY. He is also survived by one brother, Rev. George Edward Henry of Louisville, KY, one sister, Martha Henry Berry of Campbellsville, KY, and eight grandchildren, Daniel and Bradley Karol of Southborough, MA, Matthew, Nicholas and Sarah Henry of Somerset, KY, and Alayna, Anna and Adam Harris of Columbia, KY. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Laura Josephine “Jo” Antle Henry in 2003, his parents, Victor P. and Mary Allen Henry and one sister, Mary Goodson Henry Morgan of Pittsburg, PA. He was born on Dec 13, 1930. Dr. Henry attended Lindsey Wilson College from 1948-51. He then enlisted in the US Army and served our country in combat in Korea. After being Honorably Discharged, he graduated from Eastern KY University and went on to graduate from the University of Louisville, College of Dentistry in 1959. Dr. Henry moved his family to Jamestown, KY, and operated a successful Dental practice in Russell Springs, KY, from 1959 to 2006. Dr. Henry was also involved in many other successful business ventures over the years. Dr. Henry was an active member of the Jamestown United Methodist Church for over 50 years. During that time he held various lay posts including Administrative Board Chairman and Sunday School Superintendent. He also spent many years on the Board of Trustees of Lindsey Wilson College. In the mid 1970s, he served Russell County on the East KY Health Systems Agency and was instrumental in gaining a Certificate of Need and instituting the Russell County Hospital. He served as the first Hospital Board Chairman. Dr. Henry later served as Chairman of the Lake Cumberland District Board of Health. He has also been an active member of the Jamestown Lions Club for many years and served as District Governor. He also helped develop the Lakewood Country Club in Russell County and served as one of the Club’s first presidents. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of gifts to the Henry Endowed Scholarship Fund at Lindsey Wilson College or the Jamestown United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at the Jamestown United Methodist Church at 11am on Tue, April 27, 2010. Visitation will be at the Church after 5pm on Mon, April 26, and until time of service. H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on April 26, 2010

Louis at Linsey Wilson College

Louis at Linsey Wilson College. It’s still there by the way … Linsey Wilson College L-to-R, Louis is not sure who this student is, then Louis Owen

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