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Joey Henson

Feb 10th, 1975 - Apr 28th, 2024


Visitation: 1-2 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home 




      Robert Joseph “Joey” Henson, age 49, of Xenia, Illinois, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2024, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

      He was born February 10, 1975, in Flora, the son of Thomas Joseph Henson and Brenda Sue Farris.  

      Joey was a member of the Local 653 Plumbers Pipefitters Union.  He enjoyed time spent fishing, mushroom hunting, trapping crawdads, playing video games, playing the guitar, and drawing.  He will be remembered for his great sense of humor and his willingness to always help others.  Joey truly loved his family and held a special place in his heart for all of his nieces and nephews.

      He is survived by a daughter: Megan Goodwin of Newburgh, Indiana; grandchildren: Vada Rose, Joseph David, Hunter Matthew, and Alexander James; parents: Tom and Shirley Henson of Xenia and Brenda Colman of Louisville; siblings: Stevie Habbe of Louisville, Lara (Scott) Casolari of Louisville, Shelley (Rob) Hunt of Xenia, Tommy Henson of Xenia, and Julie (Dennis) Duckwitz of St. Elmo; aunts and uncles: Lenny (Marie) Henson of Flora, Wanda Gish of Sailor Springs, Leon Farris of Louisville, and Jeanie (Jim) White of Iuka; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

      He was preceded in death by a sister: Sheila Sue Henson; stepfather: Jerry Colman; stepbrother: Barry Coughlin; granddaughter: Madeline Grace; 2 nieces: Kasandra Henson and Kasara RaeLynn Hawks; a special cousin: Megan Henson; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.  

      A visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses, and these will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit: 


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Georgia Hurd Johnston

April 29th

So sorry for your loss prayers for the family

Joyce Watson

April 29th

So sorry for your loss Tommy and the rest of the family.

Tammy & Marvin Haywood

April 29th

Wow! Was shocked to hear this! Prayers to the family

Tom Bates jr

April 30th

Sorry for your loss and prayers extended to the family.

Mary Waller

April 30th

Keeping you all in my thoughts, prayers and Hugs at this time.

Kaylie coseboon Henderson

April 30th

Rip Uncle Joey you will be missed by many I know it's been awhile but I love you and will miss you fly high 🤍🤍

John & Lisa Haycock

April 30th

So sorry for your loss. Continued prayers for all of your family.

Corinn Ellis

April 30th

God be with you and your big family that loves you!


April 30th

Tom, Shirley, and family. Sorry for your loss.

Brent Eskew

April 30th

So sorry to of Joey's passing.

Mindy green

April 30th

So sorry for your loss , prayers going out to his family

Les & Stacy Higgason

April 30th

So sorry to hear this . God be with the family at this sad time .

Deb & Harry Ritchie

April 30th

Thoughts and prayers.

Rodney E Mayberry

May 1st

My heart and prayers are with you all. Going to miss this man. Truly was a great frined

Fred & Lynne

May 1st

So sorry to read this. Prayers.

Walter J. Chaney

May 1st

Condolences to his family!! So sorry to hear this! Hugs and prayers!

Peggy Skaj

May 2nd

Tom,Shirley and family, so very sorry for your loss. Prayers

Cindy Eskew

May 4th

Tom, Shirley, Brenda and family, I'm so sorry for your loss! Joey will be missed by many but never forgotten!! My thoughts and prayers are with you all!!

Rick and Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

May 5th

We are so sorry for your loss. 🙏🏻

Jeff Jones

May 16th

So sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers are with your family.



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