Elmer Leon Henderson, Jr., of Paducah, KY, passed away at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Ray & kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.
Mr. Henderson was born in Brookport, IL on March 5, 1926 to Elmer and Ruth Henderson. He served his country as a United States Marine during W.W. II, and has always had a great love for this nation and it's flag. He worked as a Boilermaker/welder with TVA. He was a lontime member of the Broadway Church of Christ, and a Mason and Shriner out of Masonic Lodge 707 in Grahamville, KY. He loved horses and doges, especially his dog "Dusty".
Mr. Henderson is survived by his wife of 63 years, Juanita Maude Shelby Henderson; his daughter, Janett Brundige and husband Richard, of Lexington, KY; his son, Billy G. Henderson and wife Bernice, of Nicholasville, KY; his sisters, Virginia Villians, of Benton, KY, Helen Baker and husband Charles, of Cincinnati, OH; three grandchildren; six great grandchildren.
Mr. Henderson was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer Leon Henderson, Sr., and Ruth Lambert Henderson; two brothers; one granddaughter.
Funeral services are scheduled for 12:00 pm Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home and Cremation SErvices of Paducah, with Andy Clausen officiating, Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 - 11:30 am Saturday, September 30, 2017 at teh Funeral Home. Masonic Rites will begin at 11:30 a.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contribution to Lourdes Hospice, PO Box 7100 Paducah, KY 42002-7200
Saturday, September 30th, 2017 11:00am, Milner & Orr Funeral Home
Maplelawn Park Cemetery