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Obituary: Bill Henderson, 76, Campbellsville, KY

Mr. Henderson was a member of Shiloh Presbyterian Church, where he served as a Sunday School teacher for 51 consecutive years. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, a farmer, and had retired from McMahan Cherry Furniture Co.

William "Bill" Henderson of Campbellsville, son of the late Lloyd E. Henderson Sr. and Louise VanCleave Henderson was bornSeptember 3, 1932 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 7:15 A.M., Saturday, May 30, 2009 in Campbellsville. Age: 76

Visitation will be Sunday, May 31, 2009, after 5:00pmET; , and Monday, 7 - 8:00amET, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home and 9-11:00amET at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church. 186 Shiloh RD, Campbellsville, KY. The funeral service will be at 11:00amCT, Monday, June 1, 2009 at the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church, by Rev. Ron Ferree, Rev. Chester G. Van Dyke and Rev. Paul J. Dicken. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg RD, Campbellsville, KY.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church where he served as a Sunday School Teacher for fifty-one consecutive years. He was ordained an Elder in 1958 by Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having served his country honorably in the United States Army.

He retired from McMahan Cherry Furniture Company and was a farmer.

He united in marriage to Barbara Hughes December 15, 1957.Besides his wife, Barbara Henderson of Campbellsville, he is survived by the following:
  • Two sons and one daughter and their spouses: Jeff and Pat Henderson of McKee, Stan and Debbie Henderson of Dayton, TN; and Jennifer and Doug King of Beaver Dam, KY;
  • Six grandchildren: Whitney (Josh) Tobias of McKee, Ryan Henderson of Lexington, KY; Erin Henderson of Nashville, TN; Kacey Henderson of Dayton, TN; and Derek King and Katie King of Beaver Dam, KY

  • Two brothers and their wives, David and Shirley Henderson of Campbellsville, KY; and Lloyd and Charlotte Henderson of Elizabethtown, KY

  • One nephew and two nieces, David L. Henderson Jr. of Campbellsville, KY; and Edwina Pennington and Mechonda O'Brien of Elizabethtown

  • And many other relatives and friends.
PALLBEARERS: William G. Ball Jr., Steve Campbell, David Henderson Jr., Adolphus Holland, Ike Van Dyke, and Harlan Wright.

HONORARY PALLBEARERS: Ron Bennett, Dwight Crabtree, Don Henderson, Garnett Henderson Jr., Walter Kinser, Thomas R. McMahan, Johnny Netherland, and Norman Sullivan

Expressions Of sympathy should take the form of donations to Gideon Memorial Bibles or Hospice of Central Kentucky.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.


This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.

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