Harry Preston Henshaw, III

Mr. Harry Preston Henshaw III

Mar 01, 1931 - Nov 04, 2019
Huntington, WV

Mr. Harry Preston Henshaw III

Mar 01, 1931 - Nov 04, 2019
Huntington, WV


Harry Preston Henshaw, III, 78, of Charleston, passed on Monday, November 4, 2019 at CAMC General Hospital, Charleston.

He was born in Huntington, WV to Ida Jim and Preston Henshaw. He is an alumni of Episcopal High School, Washington and Lee University, WVU School of Law, and Washington University in St. Louis Law School. He was associated with Bowles, Rice Law Firm and practiced law until his death. He was also a partner at Love, Wise, Robinson and Woodrowe and Case, Kay and Lynch in Honolulu, HI. His life was filled with many athletic achievements – he biked the Pyrenees Mountains, scuba dived in the Great Barrier Reef, and competed for the US Team in the World Triathlon Championship in the UK. He also enjoyed time in the woods with his dogs.

He is survived by his wife and daughter Carolyn Henshaw and Betsy Railla, his sister, Sally Henshaw and Amber, his golden retriever.

Memorial Service will be held 5 pm Saturday, November 9, 2019 at St. Matthews Episcopal Church, Charleston with The Reverend Alan Kim Webster officiating. Visiting time for friends and family will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of Flowers – the family suggests donations may be made in memory of Harry to: St. Matthews Episcopal Church Alter Guild, 36 Norwood Road, Charleston, WV 25314 and/ or to the Kanawha/Charleston Humane Association, 1248 Greenbrier Street, Charleston, WV 25311.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.barlowbonsall.com .

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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2 responses to Harry Preston Henshaw, III

  1. Carolyn & Betsy, We wish to express our sincere sympathy on the loss of Harry. Although we were clients, we came to think of Harry as a friend. He often spoke of both of you. His absence will be felt by many. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. 11-8-19 Carolyn, May God grant you peace and contentment in the loss of your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Mary Kathryn

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