Bob Henry


Age: 89

founder of the Schlitterbahn water park in central Texas who started Schlitterbahn with his family in New Braunfels, Texas in 1979 and named the water park by combining the German words for slippery (schlitter) and for road (bahn), whose company also has water parks in three other Texas cities (South Padre Island, Galveston, and Corpus Christi) and in Kansas City, Kansas.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: April 23, 1927

Died: October 31, 2016

New Braunfels, Texas