Roy William Henkel
Roy William Henkel, age 90, passed away from this life upon earth at his Lawrenceburg, TN home on Sunday, August 20, 2023.
He was born March 30, 1933 to Henry and Rose (Sandschulte) Henkel as the second-to-last of nine children. He was married to Henrietta Irene (Howe) for 56 years. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and retired from Reynolds Metals Company. He was an avid gardener, golfer, and carpenter. He loved to fish and was fiercely loyal to those whom he knew. He held to his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ until the end.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his son: Raymond Henry; and grand-daughter: Sophie Elise; his parents; and siblings: Adeline Fredebeil, Lucille Niedergeses, Ruth Parkes, Martha Rogers, Rosemary Piovarcy, Wilfred Henkel and Hubert Henkel.
His living legacy includes his sons: Roy William, Jr. (Pattaya) of Highlands Ranch, CO, Russell John (Kimberly) of Franklin, TN; three grandchildren: Abigail Grace Henkel, Christopher William Henkel, and Lillirose Hope Henkel; his youngest brother: Ray Henkel of Loretto, TN; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Roy William Henkel will be conducted Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home, with visitation to be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Loretto, TN on Friday, August 25, 2023 beginning at 10:00 a.m.