Henry L. Rea, 88, of Bowling Green passed away March 27, 2022 at Hopkins Center in Woodburn.
The Flippin, AR native was a retired maintenance supervisor at Bowling Green Vocational Technical School, a US Army veteran and a member of Otter Gap Missionary Baptist Church. He was a son of the late Neal Robert Rea and Mary Elizabeth Hollawell Rea. He was preceded in death by two children, Jeffrey Rea and Tina Jones Rea; and two grandchildren, Jade Jones and David “D.J” Jones.
All services will be private. Burial will take place in Otter Gap Cemetery. Gravil Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Bledsoe Rea; four children, Kerry Rea and Vicky Jaggers both of Bowling Green, Toni Rea Burchett of Richmond and Alan Watt (Erika) of LaGrange; six siblings, Juanita Parton, Larry Rea, Roberta Blevins, Hazel Padgett, Raymond Rea and Charles Rea all of Arkansas; and eleven grandchildren, Landon Burchett, Maegan Morehead, Samuel Jones, Jesse Gripshover, Zachary Gripshover, Allison Rea, Alayna Rea, Zachary Watt, Zane Watt, Nathan Jaggers (Amanda) and Kayla Morris (Aaron).
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Otter Gap Cemetery Fund, C/O William Cowles, 383 Tuckertown Rd, Oakland, KY, 42159