C1c Marc Edward Henning, 22, of Crossville, IL, a cadet at the U. S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 2:45 a.m. in Colorado Springs, CO. He was born January 22, 1988 in Evansville, IN, the son of Van B. and Linda Lee (Gibson) Henning. Henning was a Cadet First Class and will graduate posthumously in May 2011. He was the Head Football Manager of the Academy's football team, President of the Academy's Engineers Without Borders Chapter, and Executive Officer of Squadron 20. He was a graduate of Carmi-White County High School. He is survived by his parents, Van and Linda Henning of Crossville; two brothers 1Lt Alex Henning of Manchester, TN and Eric Henning of Kansas City, MO; a step-grandmother Pat Gibson; a special great-aunt Geneva May of Owensboro, KY; uncle Richard A. Henning, III, and his wife Mary of Emma, IL; and numerous cousins also survive. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Richard and Virginia (Perkins) Henning; maternal grandparents Thomas E. Gibson and Louise (Rowan) Gibson. Marc's generous and giving spirit will live on in others with the donation of his organs through Donor Alliance. Funeral Services for C1c Marc Edward Henning, 22, of Crossville will be Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.m at the Roofless Church in New Harmony, IN. Burial and Military Graveside Services will be conducted by the Scott Air Force Honor Guard at Phillipstown Cemetery. Friends may call at the Roofless Church in New Harmony on Thursday, from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. The Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi, IL. is in charge of arrangements. A Memorial Services will be held at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs at 12:25 p.m. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 and Memorial Gifts may be given to the Rando Fund c/o USAFA. For information visit www.campbellfuneralservices.com
Published by The Gazette on Sep. 19, 2010.