Mr. Henson, a native of Milan, married the former LaDonna Snyder, of New London, on Aug. 7, 1966.
Mr. Henson is retired from General Motors, Sandusky. Mrs. Henson, also retired, taught in the South Central, Perkins, and Western Reserve school systems.
The couple has owned and operated Briarwood Valley Farms, located in Sullivan, a rabbit processing plant for biomedicals, meat and fur novelties for 48 years. They have traveled to 49 of the 50 states, six of the Canadian provinces, Israel, Germany, Tahiti, Bahamas, Bermuda, Cozumel and Switzerland.
Friends and relatives are invited to help them celebrate from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Nova Methodist Church.