On Friday, February 1, the day of his passing, the following message was posted to his Facebook page :
“To all of Omar’s loyal fans and friends today Omar has made peace with our savior God and joined him in heaven. Thank you all for your prayers and support. And please let’s continue the name Omar Henry because that’s what he would want 2/8/1987-2/1/2013 R.I.P Omar D Henry.”
Henry was born on the South Side and later attended Hersey High School in Arlington Heights. He later moved to Houston.