Ronald Lee Henderson (67) of Casey

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Published on December 14 2013 3:33 am

 
 
Ronald Lee Henderson, 67, of Casey, IL passed away at 11:54 am on December 12, 2013 at his residence.
 
Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm on Sunday December 15th 2013 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, IL. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 2:00 pm on Sunday at the funeral chapel. Burial with Military Rites will be in the Block Cemetery rural Greenup, IL.
 
Ron was born in Mattoon, IL on September 10, 1946 to Harvey Eugene & Goldie (Lewis) Henderson. He married Cathy Lemons on September 2, 2013. Surviving is his loving wife; Daughters Kimberly Ann (Ryan) Koopmans of San Francisco, CA and Karra Elizabeth (Quentin) Ford of Mulberry, TN; Sisters Patsy Wilson of Greenup, Judy Powell of Jewett, Sandy Starwalt of Hidalgo, IL; Brother Larry Henderson of Jewett; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Ron was preceded in death by his parents.
 
Ron graduated from Cumberland High School, received an Associate’s degree from Southern Illinois University, He served his country in the US Army in Vietnam, where he received a Purple Heart; He worked for 30 years at General Electric in Mattoon in Machine Maintenance. Ron loved everything racing; he was an avid motocross competitor. He loved his family and friends and will be sadly missed by all. Memorials can be made to Lincolnland Hospice 700 Broadway Ave. East Mattoon, IL 61938. Online condolences can be expressed at www.barkleyfuneralchapels.com