Orval Gail Henthorn

July 03, 1936 ‒ November 02, 2018

Goose Creek, South Carolina
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio

Orval Gail Henthorn, 82, of Goose Creek, SC formerly of Mount Vernon passed away on Friday evening, November 2, 2018 at the Ralph A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC. He was born on July 3, 1936 in Danville to the late Cletice Henthorn and Marie (Dickson) Henthorn Heaton.

Gail honorably served his country in the Navy during the Korean War.  In 1991, he retired from the Newark Air Force Base.

Gail is survived by his daughters, Sheila (James) Gallick of Goose Creek, SC and Cynthia (Neil) Hersman of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; 3 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; brothers, Lloyd (Diane) Henthorn of Mount Vernon, Garland Henthorn of Mount Vernon and Dean (Emily) Henthorn of Mount Vernon; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Gail was preceded in death by his wife, Ada (Carper) Henthorn on November 7, 2013.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018.  Gail will be laid to rest beside his wife, Ada in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with Military Honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.

To share a memory or send an expression of sympathy to the family visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Orval Gail Henthorn.

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