Harley M. 'Sonny' Henline

Harley M. “Sonny” Henline II, 72, of Huntington, INJ, died Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 12:10 p.m. at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Henline was a graduate of Huntington High School. After graduating, he went on to proudly serve in the United States Army in East Berlin. He worked alongside his father in the family wrecker business, Henline Heavy Tow and Retrieve. Later, he went on to co-own the business with his wife and later his son, Harley III. He was a long-time member, director and former vice-president of the Indiana Towing and Wrecker Association. He was a statewide heavy-duty rescue and extrication instructor for many years and was an active supporter of the Huntington 4-H Robotics program.

He was also a supporter of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, and in recent years, he attended Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church.

He was born Dec. 4, 1946, at Huntington Memorial Hospital to Harley and Ruth Ellet Henline. He married Deidre “Dee” Couch on Nov. 14, 1970, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 13, 2011.
     
Survivors include a son, Harley (Ann) Henline III, and two grandchildren, Hannah Henline and Harley Henline IV.

Calling is Wednesday, July 17, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A funeral service will be held Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, with Rev. Joel Yeager officiating. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service. Burial will be in Pleasant Chapel Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorials are to the donor’s choice, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

The online guest book may be signed at www.baileylove.com.