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Roger Venell Henry II

March 17, 1972 ~ June 1, 2021 (age 49)

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Roger Venell Henry II was born into time on Saturday, March 17, 1972, to the proud parents of Roger and the late Nadine Henry at Mercy Hospital in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

Roger transitioned to his heavenly home on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, surrounded by family at Spectrum Health Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph, Michigan.

Roger attended Benton Harbor Area Schools and graduated from Benton Harbor High School with the mighty Class of 1990.

Under the leadership of the late Rev. Emery Mack Varrie I, Roger gave his life to Christ at the Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church.

At the age of 16, he was employed with Benton Harbor Chicken Coop where he worked his way up the ladder by becoming Assistant Manager.  After working many years at Chicken Coop he decided to try a different field and went to work at Medic 1 - Wheelchair Express. He later became employed with JVIS Manufacturing and remained there until his untimely death.

In his spare time, he enjoyed cooking, being the life of every party, and being a great father to his Sensational Six.  He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, being a comedian, and being the best brother, he could possibly be to his siblings.

Roger leaves not to mourn but fond memories in the hearts of his loving Children: Brittany (Benjamin Sr) Varrie, Alysicia Henry both of Benton Harbor, MI, Qjuantre Henry of Louisville, KY, Traniece Henry, Trinitey Henry, and Khani Henry of Benton Harbor, MI., Father: Roger (Stefanie) Henry of Benton Harbor, MI., Stepmother: Silvia Henry-Walton of Benton Harbor, MI., Sisters: LaTonya (Richard) Denton of St. Joseph, MI., Lesia (Fabresico) Osler of Benton Harbor, MI., Kimberly (Chet) Smith of South Haven, MS., Kiana Lee of Haslet, TX., and Bessie Henry of Charlotte, NC., Brothers: Ryan Henry and Jordan Henry both of Benton Harbor, MI., Special Friend: Dason Young, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Roger was preceded in death by his mother Nadine Henry, sister Silvia LaTrice Henry, maternal grandparents Robert and Jerline Williams, paternal grandparents Isaac Henry, Sr. and Ruth Jones, uncles Isaac Henry, John Henry and Chester Henry, aunt Terri Williams, and cousins Demetrius Williams, Mosha Lewis  DeVante Fisher, and Tre’Von Edwards.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 18, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
1105 E. Main St.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Funeral Service
Friday
June 18, 2021

12:00 PM
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
1105 E. Main St.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Interment following funeral service
Friday
June 18, 2021

North Shore Memory Gardens
5027 M 63 N
Coloma, MI 49038

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