Paul Henderson

Obituary of Paul W. Henderson

Henderson, Paul W., 89, New Florence, went to be with the Lord, at his home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  Born April 29, 1929 in Lockport the son of the late Clarence and Sadie (Williams) Henderson.  Also preceded in death by granddaughter Melissa Murdick; brothers Edgar, Clyde and Lloyd Henderson; half-brother Clarence Taylor; sisters Olive Shomo and Doris Davis. 


Survived by loving wife of 70 years, Dora E. (Boring) Henderson; daughters Judy Gelles, Bolivar, Karen Tosh and husband Jeff, Bolivar; Debbie Mills and husband Edward, New Florence; Bonnie Garland and husband Ron, Gainesville, FL;  (Do not delete this line. It does not print.  Text that is to appear on web must be entered after this line)¬ęgrandchildren Paul Gelles, Mark Gelles, Stefanie Brown, Kristi Newman, Ryan Murdick, Dan Mills and Randi Keller; 14 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sisters Marie Dunkle, Ohio; Florene Hempel, Ohio; Linda Oliver, Robinson; Carol Timmester, South Carolina; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.


Paul was owner/operator of Henderson Trucking and P&D Excavating.  He also was a former employee of C&BL Railroad.  Paul enjoyed riding horse, motor cycles, snowmobiles, boating, camping and working on his old cars and trucks.  He was a member of Germany United Methodist Church.


Friends received 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM Friday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence where service will be held 11 AM Saturday with Pastor Paul Funk officiating.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Internment Germany Lutheran Cemetery.  Online condolences may be left at