Leroy A. Henry Dies at 69

Leroy A. Henry

Leroy A. Henry, also known as “Dandy Babes,” died on Oct. 7. He was 69 years old.

He was preceded in death by his spouse, Mary Carty Henry; parents: Iona Henry and Aldolphus Henry; and brother, Leslie A. Howard.

He is survived by his daughters: Jola Henry-Warden, Hilda Henry-Phillip, Markia Henry and Iona “Sunshine” Henry; son, Elijah “Shaka” Henry; grandchildren: Dante’ Henry, Jahmanie, Jahmarie, Jazaraha, Janiaha and Jahmarley Warden, Shawniqua, Shawniya and Shaquan Phillip; sisters: Lilia A. “Lydia” Hendricks, Merna Henry-Krauser, Joan Henry- Petersen and Claudette Henry-Vanterpool; and brothers: Lesmore, Roy, Richard and Kenneth Howard.

He is also survived by nieces: Barbara D. Howard, Tisean T. Hendricks, Laurene Krauser Jacobs, Janelle Petersen, Lydia Howard- Payne, Keisha Vanterpool, Valencia Brown, and Sasha, Peya and Nneka Howard; nephews: Floyd “Bomba” Howard, Major Retired Leslie A. Howard Jr., Dexter L., Kacy A. Hendricks, Deron, Raymon, Ronald, Richard Krauser, Mario A. Petersen Jr., Denise Vanterpool Jr. and Leon Howard Sr.; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

The viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, at Turnbull Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Western Cemetery.

The family respectfully requests that attendees wear a face mask and adhere to the social distancing requirements.