Rev. Jack Edward Henshaw - (1927 - 2010)

Rev. Jack Edward Henshaw, 82, Glasgow, died Saturday, March 27, 2010, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital, Glasgow. The Toledo, Ohio native was the son of the late Gaylord Henshaw and Mildred Hogle Henshaw Ward. He was a retired Presbyterian minister, member of the Mid-Kentucky Presbytery and Stated Supply of the Presbyterian Church in Munfordville, KY.

Jack was a graduate of the University of Toledo in Ohio and of the San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, California and was ordained to the ministry in 1954. He served churches both on the west and east coast as well as in Kentucky.

As a Navy Chaplain, he was the Battalion Chaplain of the Fourth Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (Seabees) and Regimental Chaplain of the 2nd Force Service Regiment of the U.S.M.C. During World War II he was attached to The Joint Army Navy Experimental Testing Command in Fort Pierce, FL and to the Naval Schools command in Little Creek, VA.

Following his military service he worked for the State of Ohio as a vocational rehabilitation counselor/manager at the Dayton State Hospital and later became the organizing pastor of The Alliance Division Ministries, a railroad ministry which served the Alliance Division of the Burlington Northern Railroad in Nebraska, Wyoming and South Dakota.

Survivors include his wife Mary Elizabeth Jolly Henshaw, Glasgow; two brothers, Thomas G. Henshaw (Patricia) and Richard Lynn Henshaw, both of Toledo; two sisters-in-law, Merida Jolly and Lydis Jolly, both of Cave City and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Jean Henshaw.

Funeral services will be at 1PM Tuesday, March 30 at the Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City, with burial in the Cave City Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be after 4PM Monday.

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