Hayes B. Henry, 85, of Buffington Township, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at his late residence.
He was the son of James McKinley Henry and Alma Aileen (Foster) Henry and was born Nov. 23, 1933, in Buffington Township.
Hayes attended Barkley Wesleyan Methodist Church, Buffington Township. He loved his family and enjoyed his time on the farm. His hobbies included camping, farming and fishing. He excelled at operating all kinds of equipment and was known for his dedication to the township.
He is survived by his three children: Bonnie and husband Don Davis, Buffington Township; William B. Henry and wife Debra, Homer City; and Mark A. Henry and wife Mandy, Buffington Township; six grandchildren: Crystal (Steve) Montgomery, Brian (Natalie) Floyd, Sherry Lambing, Jason (Nikki) Henry, Eric (Gretchen) Henry, and Michael (Kayla) Adair; and nine great-grandchildren: Autumn and Aedyn Montgomery, Landon Floyd, Brenden and Jenna Henry, Leah and Carter Henry, and Logan and Lucas Henry. He is also survived by his brother, Mack Henry and wife Mary Lou, Buffington Township, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Margaret Louise Henry; a daughter, Suzan Henry; brothers James, Robert and Paul Henry; and sisters June Bruckhart and Ruth Butler.
Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home, Homer City. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in the Brush Valley Cemetery.