Lieutenant Henry Sandy was a 52-year-old firefighter/1st responder with the Northside Fire Department in Batesville‚ Arkansas. Henry had been with the department since 2001. He was Northside Firefighter of the Year in 2006.
Born July 26‚ 1957‚ in Batesville‚ he was the son of Henry Morris Sandy and Leona Verser Sandy. He was the father to three sons‚ Jarrett‚ Chad‚ and Paul; and the grandpa to seven wonderful kids‚ Monica‚ Hannah‚ Destynie‚ Chloe‚ Faith‚ Kali‚ and Brayden. He was a member of Desha Baptist Church
After Henry had his first heart attack in 1998‚ he decided that he wanted to do something to help others‚ so he joined Northside Fire Department. He was very active with the department and enjoyed every minute that he put into it. Henry died on the scene of a structure fire on January 26‚ 2010‚ doing what he loved-helping others.