Henry Bosell, 70, of Shoals, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 at 6:45 a.m. at his daughters residence in Trinity Springs.
He was born on Jan. 18, 1941 in Lyons, the son of Eva (Gallegos) Bosell Cockerham. He married Frances Mundy Holt on July 5, 1984 and she preceded him in death on Nov, 8, 2007.
Henry retired from the United States Army Airborne after 26 years of service and retired in 1998 from N.S.W.C., CAAA Crane, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. A graduate of Worthington High School, he was a lifetime member of the Shoals American Legion Post #61 and V.F.W. Post #8559 Shoals, and a member of the Martin County Historical Society.
He will be greatly missed by: one son Monty Holt of Shoals; four daughters, Connie Cundiff of Shoals, Dona Wheat of Shoals, Jan Holmes of Bloomington, and Becky and John Sellers of Trinity Springs; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Kenny and Carol Bosell of Bloomfield and Larry Bosell of Bloomfield; two sisters, Nina Hinchman of Worthington and Binnie and Jerry Newkirk of Winslow; and special friend Nancy Baker of Shoals
Preceded in death by his mother, wife, brother Alvin Bosell, and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals.
Funeral services will be on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. with burial following in Springhill Cemetery.
American Legion Post #61 will accord military graveside rites.