Robert Howie Henshaw

                                                    ┌── Robert Tribble Hinshaw
                                                    │    1898-1953 
                        ┌── Clyde Vernon Henshaw ───┤
                        │    1923-2016              │
                        │                           └── Reba Gladys Wheeless
                        │                                1906-1998 
Robert Howie Henshaw ───┤
B: 1955                 │                           ┌── James F. Partridge
D: 2007                 │                           │
                        └── Mary Louise Partridge ──┤
                             1924-2004              │
                                                    └── Lottie (Partridge)
M: Melanie Diane Breeze
   ├── Natalie Diane Henshaw (1999-1999) 1,2,3
   └── Max Christopher Henshaw (2001-) 1,2,3

Robert Howie Henshaw     [ID 08256] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Robert Howie Henshaw1,4,5 [Howie Henshaw5,6].

Born Oct 27 1955, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.1,4,5  

He married Melanie Diane Breeze, Jun 22 1985, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.1,2  Melanie was born Sep 14 1959, Seattle, King County, Washington.1  

In 2004-2007 Howie and Melanie were residing in Fort Worth, Texas.7,8  

Robert Howie Henshaw died May 10 2007, age 51.5  

Howie's obituary was published in the "Star-Telegram" (Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas) on May 13 2007:5

Robert Howie Henshaw
1955 - 2007

Robert Howie Henshaw, 51, a husband, dad and friend, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2007, after an 18-month battle with cancer.  

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2007, at St. Matthew Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 380 N.W. Tarrant, Burleson.  Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2007, at Greenwood Funeral Home.  

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Max Henshaw Education Fund, HBank Texas, P.O. Box 2327, Grapevine 76099.  

Howie was born in Fort Worth on Oct. 27, 1955, to Clyde "Jack" and Mary Louise Henshaw.  Raised in Fort Worth, Howie graduated from Arlington Heights High School, attended UTA and since 1984 had run the family business, Cousin's Cleaners in Fort Worth.  

Howie married his best friend, Melanie Breeze Henshaw, on June 22, 1985.  Throughout their 22-year marriage, Howie and Melanie enjoyed many hobbies, crazy exploits and travels together.  Their greatest adventure, Max Christopher Henshaw, joined the family on March 21, 2001.  

Howie was devoted to his son, Max.  "Daddio" and Max spent time riding bikes and trains, playing baseball, flying kites and building all kinds of fun things.  

Howie was a jack of all trades and could build or fix anything.  He enjoyed scuba diving, skiing, restoring vintage cars, coaching and playing softball, coin and stamp collecting, flying kites, storm chasing and riding his Harley.  He was a master at shooting water balloons and was a member of the American Coaster Enthusiasts (A.C.E.)

Howie was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Natalie Diane, in 1999; his mother, Mary Louise, in 2004; and his brother, Clyde "Jacky" Jr., earlier this year.  

Survivors: Wife, Melanie; son, Max; father, Clyde "Jack"; and a large extended family.

(photo)Photo: Robert Howie Henshaw 5


  1. Contribution from Robert Howie Henshaw.
  2. Obituary of Robert Howie Henshaw.
  3. Contribution from Robert Howie Henshaw.
  4. Tarrant County, Texas Births - 1955; USGenWeb Archives:
  5. Obituary of Robert Howie Henshaw; the "Star-Telegram", May 13 2007:
  6. Clyde Vernon Henshaw obituary.
  7. Obituary of Mary Louise (Partridge) Henshaw.
  8. Obituary of Clyde Vernon Henshaw, Jr..

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