Gene E. Henderson

October 11, 1939 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 82)


GENE E. HENDERSON 82, of Greenfield IN passed away December 23, 2021 in Greenfield IN. He was born on October 11, 1939 in Iuka, WV.

He leaves behind his loving Wife of 43 years Shirley (Allen) Henderson; Daughters, Kimberly Rowley, Shauna (Jason) Stevens; Grandchildren, Robert Rowley Jr., Mandelynn Harris, Timothy Stevens, Matthew Stevens and Jacklyn Stevens along with four Great Grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by Mother, Irene (Cunningham) Henderson; Father, Clarence Henderson; Brothers, Norman Henderson and Wayne Henderson; Sons,  Anthony Henderson and Gene Edward Henderson Jr.

Gene served in the United States Air Force retiring after 20 years of service. He was a life long Musician playing Bass Guitar in many local Bands including his own.  He pursued other careers as a Real Estate Agent, Silversmith, OTR Truck Driver and Owner of his own Lawn Service. He was a Member of the American Legion Post 64, VFW Post 2693, Loyal order of Moose 1883 and 32nd Degree Mason. Gene spent as much time playing Golf and Music as possible.  He also enjoyed watching News and all Sports, Traveling and spending time with Family and Friends. Gene will be remembered by many, as he never knew a Stranger.  He enjoyed making People smile with his life stories and silly Jokes.  He was charming and his laughter was contagious.  Gene had many passions in this World and always worked hard to achieve them. He also took great Pride in being a Dad and an American Citizen.  He loved his Family and Country wholeheartedly and was proud to call them his own.

Gene was a Bright Light in this World and will be Missed Dearly.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, 1444 W. US Hwy 52, Fountaintown, IN on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 4:00pm to 7:00pm. There will also be a 6:00pm Military Rites Service performed by the Greenfield Honor Guard.

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Celebration of Life Gathering
December 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel
1444 W US HWY 52
Fountaintown, IN 46130

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