Shawn Henry

Shawn Henry, 38, of Vincennes, passed away December 1, 2017.

Shawn was self-employed and worked in the construction trades. Finishing concrete and woodworking were jobs he enjoyed doing. He enjoyed going to concerts, watching NASCAR races, golfing, and going hunting and fishing.

Born June 14, 1979, in Oakland City, IN, he was the son of Richard Earl and Imogene (Mitchell) Henry. His father; his grandparents, Raymond and Georgia Cook, and Clarence Cecil and Bessie Garnet Mitchell; and a nephew, Blake Vaughn, preceded him.

Surviving is his wife, Rachel VanKirk; his children, Landon Henry of Vincennes, and Sarah, Joshua, and Jared Henry of Bridgeport, IL; a sister, Jeanette Vaughn of Vincennes; his mother, Imogene Henry; his mother-in-law, Karen VanKirk; a niece, Ashley Blackard; a nephew, Michael Blackard; and his great- nephews, Braxtyn Patton and  Hayden Blackard.

Friends may visit with Shawn’s family from 5:00 – 7:00 on Monday, at Goodwin Funeral Home. His funeral service will be held on Tuesday, at 10:30, at the funeral home. The interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

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