Mr. Gary Dale Henderson of Campbellsville passed from this life on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the Jewish Hospital after an extended illness. Born on May 31, 1954, he was 65 years, 6 months, and 27 days of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. He was a truck driver, retiring only when his health began to fail. He loved watching races, especially dragsters and NASCAR, and attended as many events as he could. He had a knack for motors, and was a talented mechanic until the end.
Mr. Henderson leaves to carry his legacy:
Three children: Allen Henderson and wife Brenda of Greer, South Carolina, Michael Henderson and wife Bonnie of Fletcher, North Carolina, and Derek Henderson and wife Kimberley of Greenville, South Carolina,
One stepdaughter: Diane Cox of Campbellsville,
A former spouse and the mother of his children: Jackie Bailey of Campbellsville,
Two sisters: Juanita Wolford of Campbellsville, and Paula Grumbles and husband Roger “Whitey” of Travelers Rest, South Carolina,
Two close friends: Doug Wolford and Daniel Bryant,
And a host of other family and friends.
He was also preceded in death by his parents: Vird Lewis and Ermine (Coakley) Henderson; and two siblings: Lillie Whitlow and Wilbur Henderson.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Henderson on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, Dec 29, from 12:30 until time for the service.
Mr. Henderson has requested cremation following the service.
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