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Ronald "Bill" William Henry

December 19, 1954 ~ June 28, 2017 (age 62)

Ronald “Bill” William Henry, 62, formerly of Cable, IL, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Mountain Home, Arkansas.


Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl Funeral Home, 1301-4th St., Orion.  Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Cable Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the family.


Bill was born December 19, 1954, in Moline, the son of William and Wanda Clevenger Henry.  He married Dinah Young on March 18, 1978, in Cable, and was a fork lift driver for John Deere, retiring after 32 years.  Bill built his own home in Cable when he was 18.  He and his wife ran the Mom and Pop Cable General Store in Cable, where Bill also had a hobby farm.  He was the self-appointed “Mayor of Cable”.   Bill lived in Mountain Home since moving from Illinois in 2010.  He was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and playing with his dogs.  He always had a wild story to tell and loved making people laugh.  Above all, he cherished his grandchildren.


Bill is survived by his wife, Dinah of Mountain Home, AR; son, Edmond Henry of Milan; daughter, Monica (Charles) David of New Windsor; 7 grandchildren; five brothers, Larry (Bev) Henry of Stewarts Draft, VA, Bob (Pam) Henry of Rock Island, Delbert (Debbie) Henry of Sherrard, Patrick (RaeAnn) Henry of Milledgeville, IL, and Don (Jeannie) Henry of Gilson, IL; two sisters, Wanda Jean (Ron) Rosenbaum of Mountain Home, AR, and Edie (Mark) Brunat of Mountain Home, AR.


He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Johnnie Henry.


Online condolences may be made at

 Service Information

July 7, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl Funeral Home, Ltd.
1301 4th Street
Orion, IL 61273

Funeral Service
July 8, 2017

11:00 AM
Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl Funeral Home, Ltd.
1301 4th Street
Orion, IL 61273

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