Winston E. McHenry
East Liverpool Review
Monday, Nov. 12, 2001
TOLEDO – Winston E. McHenry, 80, of Toledo passed away suddenly Saturday evening, Nov. 10, 2001, at the Medical College Hospital.
Winston was born in East Liverpool to Earl and Iva Robinson McHenry.
He was valedictorian of the East Liverpool High School Class of 1939. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Mount Union College, then entered the U. S. army, where served with the 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion. He was involved with the Battle of Normandy and other battles in the Rhineland, Northern France and Central Europe. He was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds he received in combat Aug. 8. 1944.
Following the war, he earned a master’s degree in science and business administration from the Ohio State University and completed work toward a Ph. D. a the University of Michigan. Winston worked as a professor at the University of Toledo from 1949 to 1981 in the College of Business. He also served as assistant dean and undergraduate adviser in his career. He continued his career as professor emeritus for five years.
Both he and his wife have been longtime members of Hampton Park Christian Church. Winston was a gentle man who loved classical music, reading great works of literature, taking rides in the country and plying the piano.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Allene M. Manning McHenry; is children, Cathay (Roy) Martin, David E. McHenry and Timothy A. McHenry; his grandchildren, Jeffrey and Jennifer Martin, David H., Melanie and Mark McHenry and Jacqueline (James) English; and his great –grandchildren, twins Zackary and Madisona and Cameron English. Also surviving are sisters-in-law Lois McHenry and Florence McHenry, seven nephews and six nieces.
Friends may call a the Walter Funeral Home, 4653 Glendale Ave., Toledo, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Committal services and burial will take place a the Columbiana County Memorial Park in East Liverpool at 2 p.m. Thursday.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions in Winston’s memory to the Hampton Park Christian Church Scholarship Fund.