John Brian Henry
February 17, 1974 - December 10, 2017
John Brian Henry, 43, of San Miguel, California passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017 in Selma, California.
John was born in Kingsburg, California to loving parents, Brian Lee Henry and Yasuko Sewake Henry. He attended Kingsburg Elementary and Middle Schools and graduated from Kingsburg High School in 1992. In 1993 John joined the United States Army and retired in 2009 after 16 years of service to his country. He continued to serve in the National Guard until his passing.
John married Margaret Jane Rheude in Fresno, California on January 16, 2000. They made their home for a time in Kingsburg and Selma and moved to San Miguel, California in 2007. He was a member of the Kingsburg Buddhist Temple.
John enjoyed golfing, Judo Martial Arts, all sports, video games, movies, comic books, hunting on the base and working on cars. He most enjoyed making people laugh and telling jokes.
John's mother, Yasuko was a big part of his life and he especially enjoyed times spend with his family. Being a grandpa was very special to him.
He was preceded in death by his father Brian Henry in 1996.
John leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Margaret of San Miguel; his loving mother, Yasuko Henry of Kingsburg, CA; his sister, Louise Allen and husband, Sean of Fresno, CA; step daughter Rebecca Uriarte and husband Jorge of Visalia; step son Peter Estala and wife Heather of Seymour, TX and his very special grandchildren, Samantha, Hannah, Josiah, Emma, Sadie Jane and Ethan Joe.
He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 4 – 8 p.m. at Miller Memorial Chapel, 1120 W. Goshen Avenue in Visalia. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Miller Memorial Chapel in Visalia.
Tributes and condolences may be made at www.millerchapel.com.
Arrangements entrusted to Miller Memorial Chapel, 1120 W. Goshen Ave., Visalia, CA (559) 732-8371.