Royce Allen Henry, 78, of Kingsland, passed away April 13, 2008. He was born to Sol and Zada Pearl (Reid) Henry on March 16, 1930 in Pernell, Oklahoma.
Mr. Henry proudly served his country in the United States Army. He married Maridell Lambert on October 21, 1960 in Farmington, New Mexico. He was a teacher and coach during his career. He taught in Farmington, New Mexico; San Mateo, California; and Austin, Texas. He loved to fly, travel, and ride bikes. He rode his bike 10 miles a day and knew every animal along the way. He would take snacks for all the animals and feed them during his ride.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Maridell Henry, of Kingsland, Texas; daughters: LeAnn Holloway and husband, Barah, Tracy, California; Jan Brazell and husband, Delton, of Ft. Worth, Texas; Tana Gray and husband, Murray, of Granbury, Texas; grandchildren: Brandon Holloway of Tracy, California; Yvette Marcum and husband, Larry, of Aztec, New Mexico; Britney Fox and fiancé, Don Nodal, of Fort Worth, Texas; Jada Brazell of Austin, Texas; Cody Truesdale of Grand Junction, Colorado; Shana Gray of Austin, Texas; Casi Daugherty and husband, Wes, of Kyle, Texas; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Forrest Henry and wife, Pat, of Lovington, New Mexico; Wendell Henry of Corpus Christi, Texas; and sister-in-law, Jo Ann Henry, of Lovington, New Mexico.
He is preceded in death by his mother, father, brother, Jimmy Henry; and daughter, Joylyn Tillotson.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at the Putnam Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was at Richland Springs Cemetery in Richland Springs, Texas.
Arrangements were under the direction of Putnam Funeral Home & Crematory, Kingsland, Texas 78639.