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Harold E. "Bud" McHenry

October 15, 1927 ~ March 3, 2022 (age 94)


Harold E. “Bud” McHenry, 94 of Philo was born October 5, 1927, the son of Loren and Thelma (Spradling) McHenry.  He married Lois Hutton on June 22, 1946.  Survived by his daughter, Marcia Woodworth of Tolono and son Mike McHenry (Donna) of Philo.  He also has 2 surviving sisters, Louise “Boots” Sapp of Savoy and Jeanette Gilley of Nashville, Tennessee.  He has 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Lois of 67 years of marriage, daughter, Kristy McKibben in 2001, a daughter, Kathy Hamilton in 2014, 4 sisters and 1 brother.

 Bud worked at Clifford Jacobs Forging Plant in Champaign as an electrician.  He was an avid fisherman going to Texas during winter months and Minnesota all spring and summer.  He loved woodworking and making furniture, building his home in Philo and the cabin in Minnesota.  He was truly a very talented man and will be sadly missed by all.

 Bud’s family want to thank Amber Glen in Urbana for all the kindness and care he received. 

 Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 7 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana with visitation 1 hour prior to service.  Fr. Keith Walder of St. Thomas Catholic Church, Philo will officiate.  Burial will in Locust Grove Cemetery, Philo.

 Memorials may be made to Traditions Health Hospice Care or the Alzheimer’s Association.  Condolences may be offered at



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