Mr. Henry was born Jan. 12, 1921, in Orangedale to Rilla Octavia (Hirst) and John Scott Henry. He was a meter/well attendant and gauger for United Gas Pipeline.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Leland Rex Henry Jr.; an infant son; three brothers, Arthur J. Henry, Loy A. Henry and John Curtis Henry; and two sisters, Aldis Rossi and Opal Faye.
Survivors include three sisters, Eloise Ferguson of Portland, Shirley Milligan of Yorva Linda, Calif. and Evelyn Kramer of Round Rock; a brother, Bernard Henry of Austin; a daughter, Connie Henry; two grandsons, Jeffrey Scott Henry and Leland Rex “Trey” Henry III; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The memorial service was tentatively set for Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Tuleta.
Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Tuleta or South Texas Children’s Home Ministries.
Arrangements were under the direction of Maxwell P. Dunn Funeral Home, Corpus Christi.