WEEMS—Charles Richard Henry Sr., known to many as “Nick,” passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.
He was born November 12, 1942, to the late Mary Helen Henry Mills and Elliott Brittingham.
Charles received his formal education at the A. T. Wright High School in White Stone. At an early age, he joined Mount Vernon Baptist Church in White Stone.
Charles worked as a fisherman in Louisiana and also worked at Virginia Seafood and Hayden Construction Company. Charles was the only man that had to have seams in his pants to drive a dump truck.
Nick loved his music, he played bass guitar in a band called the Rocking Temptations, and he then became a DJ calling himself “Good Time Nick,” and only playing the oldies but goodies songs.
Preceding him in death were his parents; daughter, Debbie Henry; granddaughter Kia; three sisters, Dorothy Nelson, Eva Reed and Mary Fauntleroy; and three brothers, William Henry, Matthew Payne and Clifton Henry.
Nick left to cherish his memory, his wife Doris Henry; son, Charles R. Henry Jr. (Tonya) of Wicomico Church; daughters, Barbra Jean Ball of Weems, Doreen Davis of Florida, Maxine Ferguson and Felisha Duperro (Gerry) of Philadelphia, Pa.; 14 grandchildren: Trecola (Jason) Curry, Charles (Jamar), Asia, Tamika, Whitney, Kayla, Shaquan, Syneek, Jeremiah, Aniah, Kim, Karen, Kareena and Keshia; two step-grandchildren, Bria and Emya; 16 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ann Henry of Weems and Virginia Thomas of White Stone; two brothers, Wallace Henry (Phyllis) of Weems and Leon Henry of New Jersey; two sisters-in-law, Kathryn Thomas (Donald) of Weems and Evon Tiggle of White Stone; three brothers-in-law, James Baker (Diane) of Heathsville, Harold Mitchell and Charles Ball Jr. of Lancaster; a special friend, Robert Ball; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 8, at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, White Stone. Interment followed in the church cemetery.