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MCNETT, Henry Joseph (1966 - 2019)

MCNETT, Henry Joseph (1966 - 2019)

Mr. Henry Joseph McNett, 53, of Little Poplar Creek, passed away Saturday morning, July 27, 2019.  He was the son of the late Paul M. and Ruth Berry McNett born on March 6, 1966 in Hudson, MI.

Henry was a truck driver with the McKeehan Brothers Trucking Co. and a member of the Old Poplar Creek Baptist Church.  He followed in his father’s footsteps and became a truck driver, a job he was very passionate about.  In his free time, he loved to fish with his son-in-law, Matthew, and hunt.  He also enjoyed sprucing up his work truck and would take it to the truck wash on weekends with his grandson, Matthew.  He loved pizza and Mexican dinner dates with his wife, daughter and grandchildren, attending church with his mother-in-law, Evelyn, taking trips to Michigan to visit his sister, Lisa, nieces and nephews.  He loved to keep his family and friends laughing by cutting up and cracking jokes.

On September 5, 1992, he united in marriage with Deborah Cobb and to this union a daughter was born.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Kenneth Cobb.

Survivors include his loving wife, Deborah McNett of Little Poplar Creek; a daughter, Morgan Shelton and husband, Matthew, of Artemus; a sister, Lisa Uphold and husband, Jim, of Hudson, MI; two grandchildren, Matthew and Kendaul; his mother-in-law, Evelyn Cobb Lane and husband, Thomas, of Little Poplar Creek; among other loved ones and dear friends.

His funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Wednesday, July 31 at 2 P.M. with Rev. Terry Broughton and Ryan Mays officiating.  He will be laid to rest in the Cobb Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be Matthew Shelton, Jim Uphold, Cory Green, Trevor Toman, Chad Bishop, Chris Walters, Ryan Mays and Phillip Cobb.  Honorary bearers will be his friends and neighbors.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday after 12 noon until the funeral hour.

Expressions of sympathy may go to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

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