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Obituary for Richard Wayne Henthorne Jr.

Richard Wayne Henthorne Jr. of Freesoil, Michigan was Born October 1, 1955, in Reno, Nevada to the late (Rev.) Richard Wayne Henthorne and Nancy Belle Henthorne (Nee) Parker. He passed away on August 28, 2022, in Manistee, Michigan.

Richard is survived by his loving wife, Louise Henthorne (Nee) Nicosia and their dog, Bandit of Freesoil, Michigan. Son, David Charles Henthorne, daughter in law, Erin Henthorne (Nee) McChesney, and grandchildren Parker David Henthorne and Samantha Grace Henthorne of Farmington, Utah. Son, Joshua Michael Henthorne, daughter in law, Anna Henthorne (Nee) Wolfe and grandsons David Joseph Henthorne and Jack Wolfe Henthorne of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Sister Diana L. Henthorne-Stoddard, nephew Richard S. Stoddard, his wife Erin Stoddard, children Caitlin and Aidin Stoddard of Oswego, Illinois. Sister, Deborah K. Atkian (Nee) Henthorne, her husband, Dick D. Atkian, of Ponce Inlet, Florida. Niece, Shannon Atkian-Sanchez, her husband, Ricardo Sanchez, children Cassandra and Erik Sanchez. Niece, Melissa Atkian-Giannetta and her son Thomas Giannetta all of Naperville, Illinois.

Richard lived in Utah most of his life. He graduated from Ogden High School and Weber State University. Trained as an O.R. Technician in the Army, he worked in that capacity in Ogden, Utah. He later studied medical coding and moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan to work in that field in 2003. He retired in 2019.
Throughout his life, Richard loved animals, dog Perro in young childhood, dog Shadow in young adulthood. And in adulthood, dog, Buddy as well as one sneaky cat in Ogden.

Richard loved riding and re-building Harley Davidson motorcycles, loved the outdoors, and enjoyed hiking, biking, skiing, and exploring nature.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday September 3, 2022, at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Manistee with Father Everett Klein officiating. A time of fellowship will follow prior to his burial at Sugar Grove Cemetery in Scottville. The family will receive friends on Friday September 2, 2022, at Oak Grove Funeral Home in Manistee from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM.

Memorials in Richard’s name may be directed to Holy Trinity Church Baby Pantry
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