Richard Henderson, 84, of Ironton, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Ky. The Sacramento, California, native was born February 18, 1928, a son to the late Mont and Nannie (May) Henderson. He is preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Anna Henderson.
Richard was a life long self employed business man. Richard and Anna owned and operated the family meat market and grocery store, Henderson’s Grocery, for eighteen of those years in Waterloo, Ohio. Richard was a member of Arabia Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening and fishing. Richard was also a husband, father, brother, grandfather, father in-law and was dearly loved by all his family.
In addition to his parents and wife, Richard is preceded in death by a son, Edward Earl Henderson, and a sister, Helen Casto.
Richard is survived by a son, Ron (Delores) Henderson of Deering, Ohio; a daughter, Linda (David) Pope of Patriot, Ohio; a daughter in-law, Cindy Henderson; three grandchildren, Pam (Roger) Waugh of Patriot, Rick Henderson of Patriot, Ohio, and Daniello (Roger) Joseph of Ironton; a brother, Earl Henderson of Proctorville, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Mary (Chuck) Engel of Chillicothe, Ohio, and Sandy (Bob) Powers of Sun City, Florida; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 20, 2012, at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Henderson officiating. Interment will follow at Slab Fork Cemetery in Pedro, Ohio. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Sunday, August 19, 2012, at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.tracybrammerfh.com.