Bill Sheriff Henrie, 61, former professor and chairman of business education/administrative systems at Weber State College, died April 25, 1989, at his home of a cardiac arrest.

He had been chairman for 14 of his 31 years in the WSC department before retiring in 1987 and was an active church and Scouting leader.Mr. Henrie was born June 26, 1927, in Provo, where he was graduated from high school. He received a bachelor of science degree from Brigham Young University, a master's from Oregon State University and a doctorate in education from Utah State University in 1971.

He was vice president and secretary in the Utah Business Education Association, which honored him as "Teacher of the Year," and had been a Deseret News Sterling Scholar judge.

Mr. Henrie was a high priest in the Ogden 55th Ward, Weber Heights Stake, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and had been a Sunday School superintendent, ward clerk, executive secretary and stake clerk. He and his wife, the former Barbara Clapham, were Scouting leaders, and Mr. Henrie was Cub Scouting advancement chairman in the Mount Ogden District, Lake Bonneville Council.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lindquist Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., Ogden, where friends may call 7-9 p.m. Friday and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday.