Richard Howard "Rick" Henshaw

 1. William Henshaw (1742-1796) m Elizabeth Gilbert (1746-1826)
 2.. Joshua Henshaw (1775-1847) m Betsy King (c1785-1862)
 3... Joseph Gilbert Henshaw (1829-1913) m Rebecca Falls (1836-1910)
 4.... Joseph Ernest Henshaw (1871-1926) m Della Warner (c1869-1961)
 5..... Howard Warner Henshaw (1897-1988) m Mary Elma - (1900-1985)
 6...... Richard Smith "Dick" Henshaw (1924-1989) m Elise H. Howard (1935-)
 7....... Richard Howard "Rick" Henshaw (1958-2005)
          +Kelly Leigh Ensley 
 8........  Jessica Leigh Henshaw  1
Richard Howard "Rick" Henshaw     [ID 17402] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Dec 30 1958, Miami, Florida.2,3  

He married Kelly Leigh Ensley.4  

Richard Howard "Rick" Henshaw died Dec 14 2005, at his home, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.2,3,5,6  

Rick's death was noted in the "Asheville Citizen-Times" (Asheville, North Carolina) on Thursday, December 15, 2005:5

Rick Henshaw

Asheville - Rick Henshaw, 46, of 500 Eliada Home Road, Asheville, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005, at his home.  

Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.  

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue will announce the arrangements.

Rick's obituary was published in the "Asheville Citizen-Times" (Asheville, North Carolina) on Sunday, December 18, 2005:2

Richard H. 'Rick' Henshaw

Asheville - Richard Howard "Rick" Henshaw, 46, of Asheville, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005, at his home.  

A native of Miami, he was a son of Elise Howard Henshaw of Weaverville and the late Richard S. "Dick" Henshaw.  His family moved to Asheville in 1972.  A graduate of Erwin High School, he worked as a steel erector and for many years was a crew supervisor.  Rick loved the outdoors, hiking, camping and watching sports, particularly his beloved Tarheels, Miami Dolphins and Atlanta Braves.  He had a great sense of humor and will be missed by all who knew him.  

In addition to his mother, survivors include daughter, Jessica Leigh Henshaw of Asheville; two sisters, Lisa Marie Vance of Weaverville and Cathleen Baldwin of Holly Springs; two nieces, Rebecca Chapman and Emma Baldwin; nephew, Jackson Baldwin and his very special friend, Lana Lee of Loranger, La.  

Rick's family will have a private memorial service and request that memorials be made to Mountain Area Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813, to whom the family is very grateful for their care and affection.  

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is in charge of arrangements.  

The memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at

A memorial service was held for Rick on July 1, 2006, which was announced in the "Asheville Citizen-Times" (Asheville, North Carolina) on Wednesday, June 28, 2006:6

Richard Howard 'Rick' Henshaw

Asheville - Richard Howard Rick Henshaw, 46, of Asheville, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2005.  A memorial service will be held at 12 noon Saturday, rain or shine, at the top of Upper Whitewater Falls, Cashiers.


  1. Obituary of Richard Howard "Rick" Henshaw.
  2. Obituary of Richard H. 'Rick' Henshaw; "Asheville Citizen-Times", Dec 18 2005:
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  4. Contribution from Jessica Leigh Henshaw.
  5. Death of Richard H. 'Rick' Henshaw; "Asheville Citizen-Times", Dec 15 2005:
  6. Memorial for Richard H. 'Rick' Henshaw; "Asheville Citizen-Times", Jun 28 2006:

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