OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
807 South Cherry Stree, P.O. Box 5254, Pine Bluff, AR
Robert Bob Henderson
Published: December 27, 2012
Robert "Bob" Henderson, 87, a resident of Pine Bluff, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, where he had been visiting his family.
Born May 29, 1925, in Paris, Texas, he was a son of J. C. and Odessa Johnson Henderson.
Mr. Henderson was reared and received his early education in Pine Bluff. He was a 1948 graduate of Pine Bluff High School. Robert L. Henderson married Betty Farmer on Oct. 1, 1948, in Pine Bluff. Mr. Henderson was a United States Navy veteran of World War II.
Mr. Henderson was an independent insurance agent for over 50 years and was selling policies as late as last year. He was a faithful member of the 28th St. Church of Christ, where he also served as an elder.
Mr. Henderson was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Christine Hayhoe; two brothers, C. F. Henderson, and Harvey Henderson; one infant son. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Betty Henderson of Pine Bluff; two daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Harold Hancock of Lufkin, Texas, and Brenda and Mark Wall of Pine Bluff; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Herbert Henderson of Camden, and Charles Henderson of Searcy; many other relatives and friends.
The visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors. The funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Mr. Clarence Fell officiating. Mr. Henderson's grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery by Ralph Robinson & Son.
Online register at: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.