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Andrew L Henry

Tomb Position

Sentinel

Tomb Relief

2nd

Tomb Dates

Nov 1977 - Sep 1978

Society Membership

Lifetime Member

Obituary

Andrew Lawrence Henry, 36, died at 9:29 PM Sunday, July 5, 1992, in Home Hospital, Lafayette. He was injured in a motorcycle accident at 7:10 PM Sunday in Clinton County. Mr. Henry worked in the transportation division at Frito-Lay in Frankfort. Born on June 22, 1956, in Frankfort, he was a 1974 graduate of Frankfort High School and a 1982 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in construction technology. Mr. Henry served for 3 1/2 years in the Army Third Infantry "Old Guard". He served as Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a member of the Silent Drill Team, and the White House Soldier Detail. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Frankfort. Surviving are a daughter, Lindsay Nichole Henry of Frankfort; his parents, Lawrence and Mary Gearheart Henry of Frankfort; two sisters, Anna Marie (Mrs. Charles) Wallace of Frankfort and Lora Leah Henry of Indianapolis; also two nephews, a niece, and four aunts, Mildred Winkler, Betty Gearheart, Marie Richey and Sallie Damjanovic. He was preceded in death by a sister, Kathleen Victoria Henry. Service July 9 at Goodwin Funeral Home, Frankfort; internment Greenlawn Cemetery, Frankfort. -- Lafayette Journal & Courier - Tue 7/7/1992

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Memories & Condolences

Bob Thune Oct 26, 2016
Andy was good guy with a great sense of humor. So sorry to learn of his passing..

EDDIE POWERS Feb 15, 2013
ANDY HENRY WAS ONE OF MY BEST FRIENDS IN THE ARMY. I FLEW OUT TO HIS FUNERAL IN 93. OTHER GUARDS THERE WERE ALAN HUMBIRD, MATT PAGELS AND DAN MOORE. WE ALL WERE PALLBEARERS AT HIS FUNERAL. I MISS MY FRIEND ANDY STILL. HE WAS A GOOD MAN AND AN OUTSTANDING SENTINEL. ANDY WAS ALSO A SENIOR SOLOIST ON THE US ARMY DRILL TEAM.

Thank you Sergeant Jankowski for sharing this photo. 

Eddie Powers, 1st relief

Michael C. Jankowski Aug 23, 2012
As Second Relief Commander, Sergeant Henry was on my relief as a new man and received the Tomb Guard Identification Badge.  As I remember he was an outstanding soldier and sentinel.  I have a photo of him being posted by me in 1978.

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