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