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David L. Henderson, Sr., 88, Campbellsville, KY (1931-2020)

David L. Henderson Sr. of Campbellsville passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020. He was 88 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Paul J. Dicken. Burial will follow in the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Visitation is requested at 10amET on Wednesday.

David L. Henderson Sr. of Campbellsville, son of the late Lloyd Ellis Henderson and Mary Louise VanCleave Henderson, was born August 9, 1931 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 10:35 A.M., Saturday, January 4, 2020 in Campbellsville.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church where he was an Elder, song leader and Sunday School Teacher. David was a former employee of Carnation Milk Company and McMahan Cherry Furniture until their closing. He also was a farmer. He was a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels and the Edward O'Banion post No. 82. David served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He united in marriage to Shirley Bell December 27, 1954 and they enjoyed sixty five years together.

Besides his wife, Shirley Henderson, he is survived by his son, David Henderson Jr. of Campbellsville; grandson, Gabe Henderson of Shelbyville; one brother, Lloyd Henderson Jr. and wife, Charlotte of Elizabethtown and sister-in-law, Barbara Henderson of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, William A. "Bill" Henderson May 30, 2009.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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David L. Henderson, Sr., 88, Campbellsville, KY (1931-2020)

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