Henry Newsom Henley

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Henry Newsom Henley Henry "Hank" N. Henley passed away peacefully Monday April 28th, 2014 at his home in Canyon Lake surrounded by his family. He was born September 2, 1931 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Henry B. Henley and Katherine Newsom. He is survived by his wife Charlotte, his sons Henry M. and Dr. Daniel (Tracy), daughter Cathleen Yarger (Jon) grandchildren Sean, Kate, Chris and Ryan Henley and Amanda Yarger. He is also survived by his brother Robert, and was preceded in death by his sister Emily. Hank served in the US Air Force during the Korean War and also attended Purdue and Michigan State University. Hank was a developer and owned both North American Constructors Inc. and North American Consulting. He built apartments in the Houston, Austin and San Antonio areas. He retired to Canyon Lake in 1995 where he was instrumental in founding the Kings Point Property Owners Association and the Kings Point Water Supply Corporation. He served as President of both entities for 10 years. He was also an integral part in the creation of the Friends of Canyon Lake. Hank had a great interest in vintage cars. This led to many national and local awards in several car clubs. He was past Director of the Lone Star Region of the Lincoln and Continental Owners Club and President of both the Texas Triumph Register and South Texas Triumph Association. In recent years he drove the Grand Marshal in the Canyon Lake Lyons Club Christmas Parade in his 1963 Lincoln Continental. Hank had an abiding love for smoothies, war movies, and his miniature dachshund Rudy. He will be greatly missed. A memorial service is planned for 2:00 PM Saturday May 17th at Canyon Lake Presbyterian Church 230 Shepherd Dr. The family welcomes donation to Hope Hospice, 611 N. Walnut Ave, New Braunfels, 78130 or flowers to the church. The family also wishes to express special thanks to all the people of Hope Hospice and the Kings Point community whose caring support eased Hank's passage.

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  1. Hank, you were the best friend a person could have in a lifetime. Here’s hoping you and Oyar’s are having a couple beers with the man upstairs.

  2. Hank and Charlotte were always the consumate hosts. I always enjoyed being with them at the Triumph meetings. Time has passed all too quickly but memories remain. Thanks for the memories.

  3. Charlotte, please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Hank was a good man and we will never forget him.

  4. Charlotte, Will miss Hank’s smile and laugh Your are in my prayers. Stay strong, Steve Foster

  5. Charlotte, what a privilege to get to know both you and Hank. Becky and I will truly miss Hank. We will never forget the time Hank let me drive that beautiful ’63 convertible around the block, what a treat to share that with him. We love you both and will keep you in our prayers. Jeff and Becky Brecht

  6. I remember when my daughter had trouble with her go-kart in the neighborhood; Hank was the person and house she went to for assistance being that Hank welcomed myself and my family to Kings Point. Hank was a person we spoke to openly whenever in the area; Hank always treated us as long life friends. We will not forget you. God Bless

  7. We will miss your smile, your wit and your sense of humor. We will meet again on the other side. Godspeed, Hank Henley.

  8. Your Hank was our Hank also… He always had a laugh and smile and great stories that he loved to share.. He was a good member of many Car clubs and had some great rides that you both loved.. He now is somewhere cruzing around and awaiting others who love the same thing.. to join him . Hopefully down the road we will all be there again He will be missed.. Ron

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