Mr. Boyd Robert Henderson, 81, of Mooresboro, NC, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the Hospice Home of Rutherford County.
He was born December 23, 1935, the husband of the late Gladie Ann Stacey Henderson and the son of the late Wilburn Henderson and the late Evelyn Naomi Raines Henderson. He was a member of Hicks Grove Baptist Church, where he was a trustee and was on the cemetery committee. He retired from the Spartanburg Herald Journal after 34 years of service. He enjoyed farming, was a character, loved to joke with people and was devoted to his family. Boyd had in his heart to witness his faith and belief in his Lord.
Survivors include two sons, Anthony Henderson of Mooresboro and Brandon Henderson and wife, Christy of Mooresboro; Karen H. Hutchins and husband, Scott of Cliffside and Lisa H. Hudson and husband, Steve of Mooresboro; four brothers, Raymond, Joe, Carl, Sam and Ronnie Henderson all of South Carolina; three sisters, Shirley Lister, Hazel Gossett and Frances Carroll all of South Carolina; four grandchildren, Kayla and Alex Hutchins and Michael and Tucker "Aaron" Henderson and three great-grandchildren, Cameron, Colt and Maxxton.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 50 years, Gladie Henderson and four brothers Howard, Billy, James and Lloyd Henderson.
A funeral service will be held at 4 pm Friday, February 3rd at Hicks Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Don McIntyre and Rev. Raymond Byrd officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 4 PM before the service at the church.
Pallbearers will be Alex Hutchins, Jim Carroll, Michael Henderson, Jamie McDaniel, Matthew Bailey and Nathan Byrd.
Memorial may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043
Online condolences may be made at www.eggersfuneralhome.com
Eggers Funeral Home of Cliffside is assisting the Henderson Family