Robert William Henderson, son of William J. and Helen Henderson, was born March 11, 1954 at Kansas City, Missouri. Bob was an auto mechanic. He grew up in Colorado and had lived in Tennessee and other places before recently moving back to Kellerton, Iowa. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and life in general. He liked working on cars and loved his family. Bob passed away on July 14, 2009 at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include brothers Wayne Henderson and Dan (wife Teresa) Henderson, both of Kellerton, Iowa; sisters Linda (Thomas) Meckler, Carolyn Henderson and Sharon (Robert) Kramer, all of Kellerton, Iowa and Tena Henderson of Harrison, Arkansas.
Services were conducted at Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr on Thursday, July 16, 2009, with Rev. Kathy Johnston officiating. Musical selections included ‘Church in the Wildwood,’ ‘I Saw the Light,’ ‘I’ll Fly Away’ and ‘Amazing Grace.’
Casket bearers were Wayne Henderson, Dan Henderson, Thomas Meckler and Robert Kramer.
Bob was laid at rest in the Saint Olaf Lutheran Cemetery, Bode, Iowa.