Richard (Jim) E Henry, age 83, of League City, TX, passed away on Oct 8th after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by Albert and Elsie Henry. Survived by his loving wife of 57 years Elaine, children Lauren Salzman (Gary), Lynn Hodges (Frank), Lisa Arnel, Kurt, and Kyle (Carlos Trevino). Grandchildren Jesse, Nick, Amanda, Spencer, Marissa and Blake.
Jim served his country in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corp for 11 years, leaving as a Staff Sargent First Class and Senior Marine Drill Instructor. His career spanned many fields including General Sales Manager for KVVV-TV, in Alvin, TX; and Director of the Office of Emergency Information for the City of Houston from 1962 to 1967. Presently longtime owner of Budget Bingo, based in League City, TX; Jim enjoyed photography and was known for his volunteerism including coaching many youth sports teams throughout his lifetime.
The funeral service will be held 12:30pm Saturday October 12th at Forest Park East, Webster, TX. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the
and to the Veterans of Foreign Wars.