Raleigh Henry, president and CEO of Southern Rivers Energy, retired January 31 after nearly 37 years with the local electric cooperative.
He began his career as a power use advisor in 1976, became office manager in 1982 and succeeded the late Tom Weldon as general manager in 1990.
Raleigh and Patty Henry (seated) were feted during a retirement ceremony last week at Southern Rivers Energy. He spent nearly 37 years with the cooperative. Standing are (left) secretary Harry Park of Yatesville and SRE chairman William Averett of Lizella (right). SRE presented Henry with a unique lamp that is based on an operating electric meter.