Floyd Henry Jr.

February 5, 1927 - November 25, 2013
Floyd Henry Jr.


Floyd Henry Jr., 86 of Leland, NC passed away November 25, 2013.

He was born February 5, 1927 in Leland NC to the late Floyd Henry and Etta Clemmons Henry.

Floyd served in the US Army during WWlI where he was stationed in Germany. After the war he worked for American Oil Company managing a service station in Washington DC” He returned to Leland and served 35 years in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Floyd, also known as T-Bird, was a member of Flotilla 10-5 out of Oak Island, NC. He held the position of commander for 5 years receiving many awards. He loved his family, boating and being on the water doing patrols, especially search and rescue.

Floyd was preceded in death by two sons, Carson Henry and Eric Henry; brothers, Clyde Henry and Walter Henry.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Mildred Norma Henry of Leland; daughter Bev Potter of Leland; son, Gregory Henry and wife Janet of Wilmington; brother William Henry of Wilmington; grandchildren, Julia Britt and husband Lonnie of Leland, Eric Henry Jr., of Leland; two great-grandchildren.

There will be a private service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4200 Morganton Road, Suite 300 Fayetteville NC 28314.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • November 30, 2013
    Jerry Britt jr says:
    I will miss all Floyds fascinating stories of his life, And he had some awesome stories. My heart goes out to the family he will be greatly missed by many.

  • November 27, 2013
    Marvin B. Johnson says:
    Norma and family, I am so sorry to hear that Floyd passed away. I always enjoyed talking to him and sending him e-mail. All of you are in our prayers in your time of sorrow. May God be a comfort to you.

  • November 27, 2013
    Darlene Long says:
    Norma & Family, so sorry to hear about Floyd. He was a true friend to Charlie & I for a very long time. May God give you strength in your loss.

  • November 29, 2013
    William & Judy Garris says:
    I knew him for way to short of a time but loved every minute shared. Our most sincere thoughts and prayers are with Mildred and the whole family.

  • November 29, 2013
    Ana says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3,4 states - And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. Very soon now, we will never experience losing our loved ones in death. Hope these words give you a new hope.