John R. Henley

Published 12:23 pm Saturday, April 7, 2018

Feb. 15, 1965 – March 27, 2018

AVON, NC – John R. Henley, a resident of Avon died on March 27. John was born in Boston, MA February 15, 1965. He was the son of the late Robert and Joan (Fitzgerald) Henley.

Prior to his moving to North Carolina, John was a long-time resident of Colchester, Connecticut. John held a passion for the environment, as evidenced by his being a founding member of the Colchester Land Trust. He was also a photographer.

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Most of all, John loved his children and was so very proud of each of them. He always looked forward to time spent with his children.

John leaves his three children: Connor, Brenna, and Quintin, all of Colchester. John also leaves his former wife, Amy, of Colchester, his siblings: Karen Lidman of Barrington, RI, Anne Cain of Lafayette, CA, and Joe Henley of Longmeadow, MA.

It was John’s wish to not have any service or memorial, but the family requests you join them in remembering John in the in the fondest of ways.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at