Rodney L. ‘Hammer’ Henry, Jr., 47, of Reedsville, passed away Thursday morning, Sept. 26, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his family. Born Jan. 12, 1972 in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Rodney L. Henry, Sr. and Carol (Brown) Henry of Reedsville, who survives. Also surviving are: a maternal grandmother, Shirley Brown of Lewistown; children, Colton Schrek of Lewistown, Erin L. Henry of McVeytown, Rodney L. Henry, III, of Reedsville, Lacee Henry, Cassie Henry, and Destiny Henry all of Lewistown; siblings, Kelly A. Crawford of Reedsville and Kenneth R. Henry and wife Tammy of Lewistown; several nieces and nephews and three great nieces he cared deeply about. He had worked at Penn State University, State College, and was a 1990 graduate of Indian Valley High School. His love for sports led him to positively influence our youth by coaching baseball and youth football, securing a state title as an all-star baseball coach and a player as well. The family wishes to thank the community for all the support during Rodney’s illness.
There will be a viewing from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at the Church of Christ, 301 S. Pine St., Lewistown, and a funeral service to follow, with Pastor Charles Brown officiating.