Robert T. “Bobby” Henry (1953-2017)

Robert T. “Bobby” Henry
July 10, 1953 – August 28, 2017

Robert T. “Bobby” Henry, 64, of O’Fallon, IL, born July 10, 1953 in Belleville, IL passed away on August 28, 2017 at his home.

Bobby was a member of St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church in O’Fallon. He worked for the City of O’Fallon as a public works and streets foreman. He was a member of many organizations in the O’Fallon area, including the O’Fallon Knights of Columbus Council 4239 where he was a 4th Degree Knight, Laborer’s Local 670, and formerly the O’Fallon Boosters.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard Thomas and Dorothy J. Henry, nee Hull; brothers, John Henry, Lawrence Henry, Richard Henry; and brother-in-law, Ed Wilson.

Robert is survived by his wife, Sheila Henry, nee Krus; children, Heather (Matthew) DeVine of Swansea, IL, Lindsey (Joe) Rushing of O’Fallon, IL; siblings, Jerry Henry of Belleville, IL, Mary Ann (Roy) Winans of Belleville, IL, Janet Wilson of Belleville, IL, Jean (Doug) Karius of Shiloh, IL, Patricia (Donald) Gillium of Belleville, IL, Carol (Jerry) Carroll of O’Fallon, IL, Michael (Gwen) Henry of Shiloh, IL; grandchildren, Robert “RJ” DeVine, Brady Rushing, Carter Rushing, Dalton Rushing; mother-in-law, Mary Ann Krus; brother-in-laws, Jerry (Sue) Krus of Ft. Worth, TX, Michael (Dawn) Krus; sister-in-laws, Tina (Jon) Williamson of Coppell, TX, LuAnn Henry of O’Fallon, IL, Sherri Henry of Pensacola, FL and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. Clare Catholic School at 214 W 3rd Street, O’Fallon, IL 62269 or St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church at 625 Saint Nicholas Drive, O’Fallon, IL 62269. Condolences may be extended to the family online at

Visitation was held on Tuesday September 5, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 PM with a Laborer’s Local 670 Walkthrough at 6:00 PM and a 4th Degree Chalice Service at 7:00 PM at St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church at 625 Saint Nicholas Drive, O’Fallon, IL 62269. A second visitation will be held at 9:00-9:45 AM on Wednesday September 6, 2017 at the church.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. William Hitpas officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home, O’Fallon, IL.