Henry Lewis Fordyce II passed away on 7 April 2019 at his home in Newberry, Florida from complications due to Parkinson’s disease. Henry was born on August 11, 1945 to Harles and Geraldine Fordyce in Miami Beach, Florida. He had two siblings; his brother Marion “Teddy” Fordyce and sister Sue Lynn Fordyce, both of whom preceded him in passing.
Henry is survived by his wife Cheryl Fordyce, son Ted Fordyce and wife Shara Fordyce, and daughters Renee Fordyce and Jennifer Fordyce, and step-daughter Renee Conley. He is also survived by his 7 grandchildren; Joy Fordyce and Joshua Henry Fordyce, Samantha Lindsey Kephart and Jacob Albert Kephart; Xander Keith Fordyce Hernandez, Erin Hostetler, and Zachary Brickley.
Henry had a full life with college degrees from Allen Hancock and California State College of Long Beach where he earned a Master’s in Psychology. One of Henry’s proudest accomplishments was his founding of the Fordyce Boys Ranch in Green County, PA. This facility served as a home for numerous boys who were struggling in their journey to become productive adults. Henry eventually became a Psychologist for the State of Florida Department of Corrections where he served until his retirement. He was loved by friends and family. Henry was a Master Mason and a devout Christian. The family is grateful for the condolences, but declines flowers and donations per Henry’s wishes.