NEWPORT NEWS — Christopher Warren “Chris” McHenry, 45, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in Newport News, after battling illness for six months. He was the beloved husband of Shireen McHenry.
Chris “Beef” was born and raised in Newport News. Chris loved his animals and was a man who could grill anything to perfection. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Chris will be remembered by many for his loyalty, his selfless acts of service, and his fun-loving nature.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leo McHenry.
He was devoted to his mother, Alice McHenry. He adored his wife, Shireen McHenry. He loved his two sisters, Margaret Christenson and Julie Amara. His three children, Chris, Nick, and Katie McHenry, held a special place in his heart. Shireen’s parents, Linda and Michael Hansen had a special bond with Chris. All his many friends became his family.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, June 11, at Weymouth Funeral Home. A celebration of life reception for Chris will be held from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 12, at his home.
Flowers and cards may be sent to Weymouth Funeral Home, 12746 Nettles Drive, Newport News, VA 23606. Share online condolences with the family at Weymouth Funeral Home.