Henry L. Hebel, age 93, of Quincy, died Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at 11:50 am in the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.
Henry was born January 28, 1926 in Mexico, Missouri, the son of Homer Henry and Willie Beckley Hebel. He married Norma Jean Scott on March 6, 1948 in Jefferson City, MO. She survives.
Henry served in the United State Army during World War II. He was stationed in England, France, and Germany where he hauled ammunition and other necessities to the soldiers on the front lines. After he was honorably discharged, Henry returned to civilian life and worked in the propane business for most of his career.
Henry enjoyed fishing and camping. After he retired, Henry and Norma traveled extensively in their motor home. Henry also enjoyed making wood crafts, which he would sell at various craft shows and fairs.
Henry was a member of First Southern Baptist Church. He was also a long-time member of the Lions Club.
In addition to his wife of 71 years, survivors include: a daughter, Nancy (Tom) Goehl of Mackinaw, IL; six grandchildren: Randall Lee Hebel, Jr. of Quincy; Stacy Schell-Franco of Greenfield, IN; Dustin (Holly) Schell of Liberty, IL; Andrea (Andrew) Bardwell of Augusta, MT; Mark (Sky) Schell of Clyde Park, MT; and Andre Goehl of Mackinaw, IL; 11 great-grandchildren: Darian, Lillian, and Collan Hebel; Contessa and Charlee Poyser; Grace, Emma, Sofia, and Elijah Schell; and Lincoln and Sterling Bardwell; three step grandchildren: Holly Schilling and family; Kacey Vuong and family; and Dustin Cawyer and family; a daughter-in-law, Candi Hebel of Joplin, MO; and a sister, Frances (Tom) Meyers of Grand Rapids, MI.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Randall Hebel, Sr.; and a brother, Howard Hebel.
Services: 11:00 am Monday, November 11, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Rev. Tom Rains and Chaplain Dave Hall officiating.
Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois with Military Honors by American Legion Post #37.
Visitation: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.
Memorials: First Southern Baptist Church or the Illinois Veterans Home Activity Fund
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
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Henry and his wife were adorable. I was a caregiver for them when he moved to the Vet's home. Prayers for all the family. My heart aches for you
So sorry for your loss Norma. Henry was always such a funny man and fun to be around. He will be missed greatly.
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