Decorated Marine Corps combat veteran Joshua Lee Wilson Henry will be laid to rest in the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery following private services. Henry was born November 12, 1980 and he ended his tour of duty August 3, 2019 at age 38.
Henry was a resident of Coushatta. He was a graduate of Coushatta High School in the class of 1999. While at CHS he lettered in football and track. He left home for the Corps soon after graduation, enlisting on August 23, 1999. He received a medical discharge on May 31, 2008.
During his time serving our country, Henry received commendations for service in the Global War on Terrorism, the Iraq Campaign, and service in Korea. He earned Marine Rifle Sharpshooter and Pistol Marksmanship among other badges and commendations.
Henry is survived by his Grandmother Gloria Taylor, Mother Bobbie Henry, Father Billy Henry, Sr, brothers Billy L. Henry, Jr, and Christopher Lee Henry, and sisters Angelica G. Simoneaux and Carlina Henry.