Del Henry arrived in Pine Valley in 1994 to seek out his half-sister Dixie Martin. This stud muffin was the product of an affair between Dixie's father Seabone Hunkle and his "other wife" (Del's mother). Del made his presence known to Dixie, who was shocked that her father had an affair and, of course, that she had a brother.

Eventually, Del and Dixie grew close and Del revealed that he had a degenerative kidney disorder and needed a transplant. Dixie agreed to give Del one of her kidneys, despite her husband Tad Martin's hesitance. Dixie donated the kidney, which compromised her health for years to come. Del thrived with Dixie's new kidney and his health returned...

Father: Seabone Hunkle
Siblings: Di Henry, Dixie Martin (half-sister; deceased), Will Cortlandt (half-brother; deceased), Melanie Cortlandt (half-sister)
Nephew: JR Chandler
Niece: Kate Martin
Brother-in-law: David Rampal
Significant Romantic Relationships: Maria Santos Grey, Kendall Hart

All My Children Quotes

Greenlee Smythe du Pres Lavery: How long? How long have you known that you love me?
Ryan Lavery: Well, I know - you know, I know I've been falling for a while.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: You didn't say a word?
Ryan Lavery: I wouldn't let myself, not until I was absolutely dead sure.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: That...
Ryan Lavery: That I could love you as much as Leo did. You remember that day in the park when you said that you were waiting for someone to give you that kind of love, the whole heart kind? Well, now I can. My whole heart is yours.

Ryan Lavery: I got halfway to the Valley Inn, and I stopped. What the hell was I thinking?
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: I hated that you left.
Ryan Lavery: You're my wife. You're my beautiful wife. I'd be an idiot to be anywhere else.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: I love you so much.
Ryan Lavery: I love you. This is where I should be, now and always. Come here. Come here.