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Dwayne Henson

Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 1-3 pm and 5-8 pm

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Dwayne Allen Henson, 54, of Boonsboro, MD, passed away, Tuesday, July 30, 2019.

Born Tuesday, January 5, 1965 in Hagerstown , MD, he was the son of Ralph Henson and Bonnie Henson.

Dwayne was a graduate from Boonsboro High School, class of 1983. 

He was member of the American Legion Post 10, and the Red Men Tribe in Williamsport, MD. 

Dwayne was a very lovable person. His heart of gold attracted an immense group of friends. His smile would light up the room and he would help anybody with anything.

He loved to travel, gamble and had a special place in his heart for animals. Dwayne had great memories of going to the casinos with his mother and his friend Bear.

Dwayne is survived by his close friends, Patti and Bear Littleton, Jackie and Donnie Russell, Colette Plante and husband Russ, and Melody Lescalleet; adopted sister, Heather Green; eight cousins, Todd Henson and wife Debbie, Troy Henson and wife Candace, Toby Henson, Jon Henson and wife Emily, Beth Henson, Andrea Henson, Matthew Henson; and Pat Henson and wife Kim; two uncles, Daniel Henson and wife Linda; and Charlie Henson; and four furry friends, Hannah Banana, Toby Lee, Sammie Bean, and Harley Jean.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Donald R Henson; paternal grandmother, Merti Henson; maternal grandfather, Charles Bitner; and maternal grandmother, Etta Bitner.

Services will be held Sunday, August 4, 2019, at 2:00 pm, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North Hagerstown, MD.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home, Saturday, August 3, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Interment will be at the Boonsboro Cemetery, Boonsboro, MD.

Memorial contributions may be made in Dwayne's name to the Washington County Humane Society, 13011 Maugansville Rd, Hagerstown, MD 21740. (Donate Here)


Guest Book

So sad to hear about Dwayne and that we missed the service. Can't say enough good things about Dwayne, he'll be missed. Always happy and full of life. RIP

Butch and Crystal Myers
Falling Waters, West Virginia

Ralph and Bonnie, I'm so sorry for your loss . Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers, God Bless.

Nina Milihram Fincham
Pembroke Pines , FL

Dwayne my heart is so broken knowing I won’t see your beautiful smile and infectious laughter. Your kind soul and so much more will be missed by us and so many. I know I will always have an angel beside me. To your mom Bonnie and dad Ralph there are no words to express my deepest sympathy to you both. Thank you for sharing your son with all of us. He will always be the most gentle, loving and remarkable man I have ever met. I will always be thankful he was in my life and I could call him MY FRIEND.

Connie and Allen Gray
Littlestown , Pa

Ralph and Bonnie I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Dwayne was a very loved young man. It is never easy for a parent to bury their child. Please know that I will be praying for you guys. Love ya, Cindy

Cindy Beard Cordell
Greencastle, PA

oh i am so sadden for our loss of such a sweet, kind and gentle spirit. i worked for dwayne at his tanning salon and he was always caring and sweet to everyone. he offered comfort to me when i was going through some hard times, comforts of kindness and a caring heart. i am so very sorry for the family's loss, God bless you and give you peace.

shirley d gifft
Keedysville, md

So sorry about Dwayne. I considered him a friend when we were in school.

Lisa Olden
Boonsboro, MD

We are shocked & saddened by the news of Dwayne's passing. Dwayne was one of a kind. He will be missed by everyone at The Columbia Bank Boonsboro Office. We will miss the weekly phone calls that we got from him and the interesting conversations that we all had. The family will be in our thoughts & prayers as you go through this difficult time.

The Columbia Bank Boonsboro Office
Boonsboro, Maryland

RIP Dwayne, many memories.

Mike Griffith
Hagerstown , Maryland

I am saddened to hear this. I feel so blessed to have known such a kind soul. My heart and prayers go out to his family and friends, I will miss him.

Roni Bane
Boonsboro , Maryland

Dwayne always made us laugh. I remember one special evening when Dwayne arranged for a limo for six of us to go to a Shania Twain concert. We had the best time. He loved animals and was a caring soul. Gone too soon.

Linda & Wayne Spates
Charleston, SC

We known Dwayne for over 20 years. We will sorely miss him. Always willing to help; always upbeat; a true friend. RIP old friend. Howard & Shirley Mills

Howard Mills
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Dwayne always had a smile on his face and loved to talk about his pups. Rest in His arms my friend, you will be missed.

Candice Edwards
Sharpsburg, Maryland

Our thoughts and prayers and with you all!!

Jody Lee and Mary Smith
Woodhaven , Michigan

Ralph and Bonnie we are so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in Gods wonderful grace at this difficult time. You are on our thoughts and prayers.

Ken & Sue Ann Eshbaugh
Boonsboro , Md

I guess the Lord had a need so great for someone to brighten heaven that day. Im sure Dwayne was greeted by many friends and family who left before him. I pray for all those left behind they realize its only a temporary absence. My heart goes out to you all and ask that god touch your hearts and bring you smiles knowing you did a wonderful job raising a great man. RIP Dwayne. Were all a little better for knowing you.

Curtis Smith
Martinsburg , WV

We all thought the world of you and you will be greatly missed. Miss Gail and your friends from Kiosk Group

Gail Eddy
Frederick, MD

Dwayne will be greatly missed. We had a lot of laughs together. Family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers. With Our Deepest Sympathy, Greg, Denise and Gregory Littleton

Denise Littleton
Salisbury, Maryland

Our thoughts and prayers are with family and friends at this very difficult time.

Boonsboro Pharmacy

Ralph & Bonnie, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Dwayne. He was one of a kind. I never saw him that he didn't have a smile on his face. Dwayne had a heart of gold & will be missed by anyone that had the pleasure of meeting him. Dwayne had a way of making you laugh even when you didn't want to. You both are in our thoughts and prayers.

Breeze & Trisha Benner
Sharpsburg, Maryland

Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. Praying God will give you comfort and strength in this sad time. God bless you all.

Verle and Michael Slifer
Port Saint Lucie , Florida

This sadden our heart so much! Dwayne was the most kindhearted, loving and funniest persons we knew! He will truly be missed by many! RIP my friend RIP!

Mike & Susan Geary
Knoxvolle, MD

Dwayne will be missed by many friends and family who loved him so very much. Many prayers to his family and God’s guidances through a very difficult time. Dwayne was a true friend to all who met him. Until we meet again my friend......

Tom & Debbie Flowers
Hancock , MD

Our family is so sorry for your loss. Dwayne's smile would light up the room. We remember being on a cruise with Dwayne and had such a great time together. Veronica, Ron and Michelle

Veronica Plante
Bettendorf, Iowa

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone. Dwayne was an amazing person to know. He had such a caring and giving soul. His personality and sense of adventure would always make you happy no matter how you were feeling. We always felt love and joy from Dwayne. He will be truly missed but never forgotten. Our hearts go out to everyone. Sincerely, Jason Anderson & Hoang Bui Anderson

Jason Anderson & Hoang Bui Anderson
Germantown , MD

No words can express the pain that you are going through right now. My prayer for you is that God will give you some strength to face the coming days & years without your wonderful son. I know the great memories you have shared with Dwayne will make you laugh one day, and knowing he certainly loved his Mom & dad should bring you joy. Sincerely Jeni

Jennifer Henson
Hagerstown, Maryland

John and Maggie Erzen
Silver Spring, Md.

We are so saddened by Dwayne’s death. I can’t even begin to imagine your heartache. Wherever Dwayne was it was a party, with his infectious laughter and a smile that always lit up his whole face. Our hope for your family is that the precious memories that you’ve made together help you through the dark days. He will always be your angel.

Melissa and Darrin Slifer
Rohrersville , MD

I met Dwayne 12 years ago through the company I work for in Frederick. What a wonderful man and friend. I will miss him. I know God has a special place for Dwayne in Heaven.

Gary Ostrow
Mt Airy, MD

Truly sorry for your loss! Dwayne was a ray of sunshine and always a happy person! He will always be remembered fondly and has touched so many hearts! Prayers!

Boonsboro , Md

Dear Bonnie and Ralph, I am so very sorry for the loss of your son. I am thinking about you both and the extreme sadness you are feeling. Ronnie Detrow

Ronnie Detrow
Boonsboro, Maryland

I’m sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

JW Strayer
Chambersburg , Pa.

Our prayers to his family and friends. We went to school in Boonsboro. Christy graduated with Dwayne. So sorry for the loss of a friend and family member.

Tommy & Christy (Hutzell) Grams
Hortense, GA

We are so sorry for your loss, there are no words. Dwayne was the friendliest person, always smiling, willing to go out of his way to help others. We got to know Dwayne best from his tanning salon days when we had Coach's Liquors. Those were great times. We pray for peace and comfort for you and your family during this difficult time.

Rob & Toni Wetzel
Rohrersville, MD

Ms. Bonnie, I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. Dwayne always had a great smile, and a kind word for everyone. May God be with your family, and all his friends.

Kim "Jake" Hildebrand
Boonsboro, Maryland

RIP Dwayne.

Lisa Clark
Hagerstown, MD

Bonnie and Ralph, Our deepest condolences to all of you. Treasure the memories. Ad and Janet (Shank) Stiles Fulton.

Janet (Shank) Stiles Fulton
Boonsboro , MD

Our love and prayers are with his family and friends. I never saw him without a smile on his face and he would always make time to talk or to say hello. Such a tragic loss of a sweet soul. May God hold him in his arms and give him peace! Debbie & Steve Harwood

Debbie Harwood
Boonsboro, MD

We are so sorry to hear about Dwayne. He was a one of a kind friend and would do anything for anyone. He was raised to be a kind and compassionate man. We are praying for you during your time of loss, Bonnie and Ralph. May God touch you and heal your broken hearts.

Skip and Cindy
Boonsboro , MD

I was so sorry to hear of Dwayne's passing. You both are in our prayers Some day you will see him again RIP Dwayne !!

Rick & Mary Moore
Penhook , Virginia

You will definately be missed.

Jennifer Baker
Falling Waters, West Virginia

I was so sorry to hear of Dwayne's passing. I didn't know him very well but my son Earle Geisbert spoke so highly of him and how he helped him in a difficult time in his life. Prayers to the family.

Jeannie Gonzalez
Chambersburg, PA

To one of the really good guys. RIP Dwayne. You cannot be replaced with your friends and family. A big hole is left in our lives. Until we see you again....

Linda henson
Hagerstown, MD

Bonnie and Ralph you both are in our thoughts and prayers as face the most difficult thing you will ever have to do. We send you our love and hugs as you say good bye to Dwayne. All of the pictures I have ever seen of Dwayne he always had a smile on his face and a sparkle in his eye. May God guide you as you say gpodbye.

Carol and Larry Miller
Hagerstown , Md

May you rest in peace cuz!!!!

Toby Henson
Greencaslte , Pa

Bonnie and Ralph you both are in our thoughts and prayers as face the most difficult thing you will ever have to do. We send you our love and hugs as you say good bye to Dwayne. All of the pictures I have ever seen of Dwayne he always had a smile on his face and a sparkle in his eye. May God guide you as you say gpodbye.

Carol and Larry Miller
Hagerstown , Md

May you RIP Dwayne, you were a dear kind soul with know harsh words for anyone. Always a smile on that face willing to help anyone if they needed it. A loving peaceful man gone way to soon. You will leave a legacy of happiness for all who you touched. Goodbye sweet soul.

Angel Morris Miller
Hagerstown , Maryland

Dwayne was such a funny and sweet soul. Even though we did not get to see him much when we did he was always smiling and laughing. He will be missed by many and may his memory be a blessing. Chad & Sheryl

Chad & Sheryl Stepp
Hagerstown , MD

Will always miss your face. I can not believe you have left us. Much love

Dawn Lugaila
Shepherdstown, WV

I am so sorry to hear of Dwayne’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Susan Petefish
Boonsboro , Maryland

I am so sorry for your loss. Dwayne was such a great person, kind, and so giving. He always had a smile, and could always make me laugh. Dwayne has helped me many times, and I will miss him. My thoughts and prayers to Ralph and Bonnie, and to . God Bless each of you, may he give you the strength and comfort needed as you grieve.

Jennifer Carey
Brownsville , Md.

You were a wonderful person Dwayne. You will be missed by many. Rest In Peace my friend!!!

Kari Carbaugh
Waynesboro , Pa

You will be truly missed you always had a smile to share with everyone. Fly high my sweet friend You made your mark here on earth with many by sharing your love and kindness to all . Now you are our angel looking over us til we meet again. Love ya my friend Luke

Luke loy
Martinsburg , Wv

Dwayne was a wonderfully kind person, a heart of Gold!, he will be missed by many, My thoughts and prayers to Dwayne's whole family

Jason Smith
Honesdale, Pa

Dwayne was a very kind to all and never had a cruel thing to say to anyone or anything. He was a friend to many. Sadly missed.

Dennis J. Hutzell
Hagerstown , Maryland

Ralph and Bonnie we are so sorry for your loss. Dwayne was a fun loving guy.He always took the time to chat when I would see him. Praying for you and your family. Some day you will see him again. R I P Dwayne

Denise and Delbert House
Boonsboro , MD

So sorry to hear this, Dwayne was loved by many, prayers to the family

Wanda McIntyre
Boonsboro, Md

Gone way too soon. His smiling face will be greatly missed in Boonsboro.

Bonnie Miller
Boonsboro, MD

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