"Although most people knew Henry Bloch as a tremendous entrepreneur and philanthropist, we will remember him as a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather," the statement said. "Our Dad was passionate about his family and his community, and he will long be remembered for his benevolence, humility and fortitude."
Jeff Jones, president and chief executive of H&R Block Inc., said in a news release Tuesday that the company's co-founder embodied the spirit of American entrepreneurship and philanthropy.
"In so many ways, he was ahead of his time and a model for today's entrepreneur," Jones said. "His vision lives on through our H&R Block associates and the many philanthropic organizations that he supported."
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