William Henry, 78 of Cambridge, went to his final resting place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the University of MD Shore Medical Center at Dorchester in Cambridge, MD.
William, “Baby” as he was known by many, was born on June 26, 1941 to the late William Molock and Alice Henry and was a proud resident of Moores Avenue in the South Pine Street area. He attended the public schools of Cambridge and graduated from the Maces Lane High School, Class of 1959.
"Baby" was employed with Dorset Laundry, Dixie Bargain, Henry Funeral Home PA and retired from the Western Publishing Company. In his early years, he joined St. Luke United Methodist Church under Rev. Harvey G. Chase.
William was a sports fan of track and basketball. He was fond of Classical Jazz and Western movies. He was a very friendly and sociable person and always loved to attend the Annual Cordtown Day in July where he could meet and greet family and friends returning home for the celebration. At Christmas season Baby and Nicky would make “pop calls” to welcome in the holiday season. He was a former member of the Pride of Cambridge Lodge #50.
In his early years, he married the former Elva Hooper and from this union a daughter, Antrea Henry was born.
William leaves to cherish fond memories, his daughter, Antrea Henry; a sister, Ava Henry (Gary); a brother, David Henry (Dorothy); two adopted sisters: Lorraine Henry and Myra Stafford; nieces and nephews: Shayla Johnson, Janelle Buck (Ivory), Valdora Celestine, Alysia Pinder, Inger Massey, Darius Henry (Connita), Mark Henry (Heather), Kevin Pinder, Nicole Henry, Keisha Henry and Zelia Matthews; great nieces and nephews: Jakari Johnson, Donnell Pinder Jr., Brittany Pinder and Ivory Buck IV, and numerous cousins, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two siblings: Gayle Henry and Charles J. Henry, four aunts: Lula Gamby, Elsie Bronson, Lillie Turpin and Valerie Dean; four uncles: Edgar Henry, Leon Gamby, Silas Bronson and Jerome Turpin.
William’s memory will always be cherished by his family, many cousins and special friends.
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