Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
April 27, 2013 9:32 am EDT


HOWARD — Joseph Lee Henwood, 65, died Thursday, April 25, 2013 at The Cleveland Clinic.

He was born Oct. 31, 1947, in Mount Vernon to John and Beulah Mae (Pilkington) Henwood. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served from 1967-1971. He was an avid outdoorsman and athlete. He loved hunting, fishing, and golfing, and was a Cleveland Browns fan. He was also a former member of the Mount Vernon Moose Lodge.

Joe is survived by his wife, Emma G. (Malacad) Henwood of Howard; his children, Michael (Theresa) Henwood of Powell, Tina (Lathen) Cannon of Spring Hill, Tenn., Todd (Chanda) Henwood of Delaware, Angela Henwood of Columbus and Chris Henwood of Howard; 10 grandchildren, Skylar, Joey, Mary, Jordan, Jacob, Noah, Landon, Zander, Brianna, and Tylan; two great-grandchildren, Izek and Ava; and his sister, Pauline McGinnis of Mount Vernon.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bill and Jack Henwood; and a sister, Margaret Colopy.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville with Rick Lumbatis officiating. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. Memorial donations can be made to The American Cancer Society Ohio Division at, or 5555 Frantz Road, Dublin, OH 43017. Visit

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