Henry McKoin III

Born in Gallatin, TN on July 12, 1955

Departed on January 13, 2021 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Mr. Henry McKoin, III; age 65, of Gallatin, passed away on January 13, 2021. He was born on July 12, 1955 to the late Henry McKoin, Jr and Oneida McKoin.

Henry was known for being a good guy. He was a giving person, a hard worker, a kind soul, and an excellent nurse. Most importantly he was the absolute perfect husband and father.

Henry adored his family and spending as much time as he could with them. He also enjoyed working outdoors, raising cattle, and going to the beach. Henry was also a registered nurse for over 25 years.

Henry is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jolin McKoin; children, Henry McKoin IV and Jamey McKoin; and his siblings, Oneida McKoin, Virginia Cothron, Georgianna Fortier, James McKoin, William McKoin, John McKoin, Mary Wright, and David McKoin.

A life celebration will be held at 9am, Saturday, January 16th at Crestview Funeral Home with burial in Crestview Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

In lieu of flower donations, the family asks that you consciously pay it forward to someone in Henry’s memory or give the gift to the family in his honor.

37 Comments to Henry McKoin III

  1. JANIE OLDHAM
    January 14, 2021 12:09 pm

    I LOVED HENRY AND LOVED WORKING WITH HIM AT THE HOSPITAL. HENRY WAS ALWAYS WILLING TO HELP WHEN HE WAS NEEDED. HE LOVED HIS FAMILY MORE THAN WORDS CAN SAY. HE WAS ALWAYS SO PROUD WHEN HE TALKED ABOUT EACH ONE OF YOU. I CANNOT EXPRESS MY SORRY FELT FOR EACH OF YOU AT THIS TIME. MAY GOD BE WITH EACH OF YOU THROUGHOUT THIS DIFFICULT TIME. SENDING LOVE AND PRAYERS YOUR WAY.

  2. Debbie Lankford
    January 14, 2021 12:29 pm

    My prayers and love is sent to each of you. Henry was a friend and I will miss him being at TMC. I loved his funny stories and he kept my employees straight lol. He loved his family so much. May God wrap his arms around you all and give you comfort. Love, Debbie Lankford

  3. Georgianna Fortier
    January 14, 2021 12:40 pm

    Henry was the best big brother a sister could have. He truly will be missed.

  4. Dana Drown
    January 14, 2021 1:42 pm

    Great guy, loved his family, loved farming. He could tell a life nursing story like no other. Prayers for his family.

  5. Brandy Wright
    January 14, 2021 2:28 pm

    Me and Henry worked together years ago , and he was such a great nurse and caring person. Always knew my shift was gonna be a fun and exciting one with Henry working. He was such a joy to be around. Prayers for his wife and kids.

  6. Pamela Helm
    January 14, 2021 3:46 pm

    My heart is deeply saddened! He took care of my Mom with healing hands. Thinking of his family!

  7. Vonda Tuttle
    January 14, 2021 4:07 pm

    I have worked with Henry @ TMC for several years. We always talked about how the Titans were doing and griped to each other when the game or the season wasn’t going their way. He will truly be missed. Go rest high on that mountain, my friend

  8. Barbara Maclean
    January 14, 2021 5:20 pm

    I loved working with Henry more than anyone I’ve ever known. He was funny and so very kind especially when my husband was dying. Henry had the biggest heart and his sweet family was his greatest joy. I loved Henry and will miss him so very much. I pray for comfort for Jolin, Henry, Jamie and all his family.

  9. Steve Woodard
    January 14, 2021 7:26 pm

    I new Henry for many years he was a really great guy i recently got to work with him for a short time at the hospital he took pride in his job everyone thought a lot of him he will be greatly missed

  10. Priscilla Hall
    January 14, 2021 9:22 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about Henry. A very great guy and a good nurse. I have not seen him in a long time. We used to Work at TMC togeather. My heart is really sad after I found out about Henry. My prayers and thought are with this family in this time of need. Rest In Peace and go rest high on the mountains. Love you my friend until we meet again.

  11. Jerry Richmond
    January 14, 2021 10:32 pm

    I saw Henry at so many Trousdale County football and basketball games with his family. I believe he was a good man and will be missed by many.

  12. Tonya Hailey
    January 15, 2021 12:25 am

    Henry was a great man. I always enjoyed working with him at the hospital and the SNF. He loved his family more than anything. Love and hugs to you all!!

  13. Virginia Cothron
    January 15, 2021 2:54 am

    My mother told me that when my younger brother, Henry was born , I would. Stand my his crib and talk to the baby. I was eighteen moths old at the time. She said I was thrilled with him. I don’t remember that but I will always treasure my memories of him.
    As we got older, we would play in the creek, ride ponies at full gallop,climb in the tobacco barn. Henry would go to the top of the very tall barn, look down and laugh at me. I was too scared to venture beyond the bottom tear. We also, made Daddy mad building tunnels and forts from hay bails in the hay lofts.
    As we grew older our family grew larger. There were were nine children born to Henry and Oneida McKoin, four girls and five boys. We all have wonderful memories of Henry.
    Henry was loved very much by his family, co workers, and friends. His place on this earth was only temporary, but his place in our hearts will be forever.

  14. Jennifer Claridy
    January 15, 2021 9:01 am

    There will never be any better nurse than Henry. He was the most compassionate help to his patients. That compassion also shone through in his personal life. A very good man who will be missed tremendously.
    Prayers for Jolin, Jamey, and Henry along with all the family.

  15. Jerri Rutherford
    January 15, 2021 2:55 pm

    My favorite nurse to work with was Henry! We always new we were gonna have a good time when he was working. I worked as a CNT and a LPN with him. He never made you feel inferior, he got right in to get his hands dirty with you. Always made you laugh. I remember having one of the worst days ever in nursing school and came to work and told Henry and within 3 minutes he had me laughing it off. He was an amazing man! He will be missed!!! My prayers go out to his family!

  16. Amy Harper (Punkin as Henry called me)
    January 15, 2021 3:16 pm

    Henry was such a sweet wonderful man. He loved his family dearly when they would come to see him at TMC his face would light up.He had drank my kool aid one day at work so for that he will always be known as Donkey..Prayers for all of the family and friends.

  17. Shelly Brawner
    January 15, 2021 3:47 pm

    So many great things to say about Henry. A good man with so many great characteristics to describe him. Thoughtful, caring and compassionate and so friendly. Always a smile on his face. He loved his family so much and it showed. He loved his patients and they loved him. He was so good with my Dad at the hospital. He will be missed by many. Condolences to his sweet family.

    • Renee Reamer
      January 15, 2021 6:13 pm

      Henry was a great person! I worked with him at TMC and Hartsville convalescent and I enjoyed every minute of it, he could always make a person laugh and was a joy to be around! Prayers to his family and loved ones!

  18. Edward Stewart
    January 15, 2021 4:20 pm

    This has really broke my heart. Henry was a mentor to me. I will miss him so much.

  19. Rod Lively
    January 15, 2021 4:30 pm

    Rest in peace my friend. When I think of you I smile and remember you for your kindness and humor.

    🙏🙏

  20. Linda Waller Gregory
    January 15, 2021 5:18 pm

    Wayne and I thought the world of Henry. He was the same every time I saw him. Wayne enjoyed talking about their cows. My heart goes out to the family.

  21. Karen Manion
    January 15, 2021 5:31 pm

    Henry was a fun coworker. I haven’t seen him in years, but only good times come to mind when I think of him. I’m so sorry for your loss. He definitely was one of a kind. 🙏🙏🙏 for his family & TMC family.

  22. Brenda jones
    January 15, 2021 5:34 pm

    Very sad to hear he will truly be missed I use to work with Henry every weekend at Tmc he was kind caring and very funny he truly loved his family he talked about them a lot ,, go rest high Henry may you be at peace 💜🙏😢

  23. Doris McClellan
    January 15, 2021 6:49 pm

    I very sad to hear of Henry passing. Heaven has gained another Angel. RIP sweet Henry.

  24. Roy Skinner
    January 15, 2021 6:53 pm

    Such a great nurse. And great person

  25. Angela Crook
    January 15, 2021 6:55 pm

    When my husband was in the hospital, Mr. Henry was his nurse 3 different times. He was very friendly and was an all around nice man. So very sorry for the family’s loss.

  26. Jackie O'Saile Brewer
    January 15, 2021 7:26 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with Henry’s family.
    He took care of my Mother when she would be admitted to TMC.
    She loved to talk to him about farm life and he treated her with the utmost respect.
    Great person and wonderful nurse.

  27. Karson Voelker and Family
    January 15, 2021 8:03 pm

    Our family is very sorry for your loss. We will keep you all in our prayers. Big hugs to Mrs McKoin

  28. Shirley Fisher
    January 15, 2021 8:19 pm

    So sorry to hear of Henry’s passing. The few times I was an inpatient at TMC Henry was my nurse He was an excellent nurse — kind and compassionate.

  29. Sherri Burton
    January 15, 2021 8:46 pm

    So very sorry for this turn of events; I met Henry once but I have heard about him so much by way of his mother in law, Betty Wells, that I feel like I really knew him. I also KNOW he was/is well loved by his family and I am praying for their comfort in the days ahead.

  30. Teresa Wilson
    January 15, 2021 8:53 pm

    A wonderful man ,a wonderful nurse who loved his family so very much. I had the honor to work with Henry several years at TMC and what a joy it was. Henry was kind to everyone and always ready to lend a hand. May God bless his sweet family with great peace and comfort during their time of grief.

  31. Angela Burnley (Tott)
    January 15, 2021 9:41 pm

    It breaks my heart to hear of such a great loss. Henry taught me so much over the years in my nursing career. He was one of my mentors and one of the kindest nurses I’ve ever met. I worked with him in all stages of my career from activities at HCC, to CNA, then LPN, then when I graduated with my RN I remember him coming up to me in town and hugging me and telling me congratulations and he was so proud and new I could do it. I’ve had a lot of good times working with him and learned so much. There’s one thing I know, you can’t learn a good heart and a sweet smile and that’s what I think of when I think of Henry. His family will be in my prayer for I know they have lost such a beautiful soul, but heaven surely gained a beautiful angel❤️

  32. Lynn Oliver
    January 15, 2021 9:51 pm

    I will always remember Mr. McKoin’s kindness to my Mother when she was in the hospital. He went way beyond the call of duty. He always lifted her spirits. His spirit was a great gift to us. His love is with you all. My deepest sympathy.

  33. Pam Clark
    January 16, 2021 7:44 am

    Prayers & hugs for peace & comfort during your loss. Henry was such a kind and caring nurse to my Mamie when she was in the nursing home. My Mom & aunt Betty really appreciated Henry taking care of her..

  34. Michelle Graves
    January 16, 2021 10:01 am

    Henry will be missed he was a great nurse and a very sweet person

  35. Regina white
    January 16, 2021 11:49 pm

    So sorry to hear this. Henry would come to my shop to do his taxes and we laughed the whole time. Prayers for his family and friends

  36. Cindy johnson
    January 19, 2021 12:40 pm

    I hated to here of Henry’s passing. He was such a very nice man. One of the most caring and knowledgeable nurses we had. Prayers for his family

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