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Richard E. "Dick" Henderson, 74, of Eldorado passed away at 1:18 p.m., Saturday, Sept, 5, 2015, at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado. He was born in Eldorado on April 10, 1941, the son of Ralph and Pauline (Bixler) Henderson. Dick married Lillie Genevieve "Genny" Barnett on Dec. 5, 1959. He was a carpenter. Dick is survived by his wife of 55 years, Genny of Eldorado; a daughter and son-in-law, Rosemary and Kevin Ballard of McLeansboro; a son, Jim Henderson and his girlfriend, Stephanie Cordery of Danville; his step mother, Norma Henderson of McLeansboro; two grandchildren, Emily and Garrett Henderson; a sister, Rosemary Walker of Royal Oak, Mich.; and a brother, James Henderson of Madison Heights, Mich. He was preceded in death by his parents and two infant sons, Richard and Ralph Henderson. Services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City with the Rev. Rick Strole officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Dick's memory to the American Cancer Society, 4503 W. DeYoung St., Suite 200, Marion, IL 62959 and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City.
Published on  September 7, 2015
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