William T. Henderson

William T. HendersonWilliam Terry Henderson, 64, of Baldwinsville and formerly of Phoenix, died May 18, 2014 at home.

Mr. Henderson was born Oct. 25, 1949 to the late Ralph and Joan Henderson of Phoenix. Growing up, he peddled milk in and around Phoenix for his family’s farm, Henderson Dairy. Later in life, he worked for Cooper-Crouse Hinds as a computer information department manager.

He was married to Constance Henderson for more than 42 years. “Poochie” was the love of his life.

A long-time baseball coach, he coached his sons and many other kids throughout Little League and other summer baseball teams. He was an avid Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves fan. Later in life, he enjoyed watching his grandchildren play baseball, ice skating, gymnastics, and soccer. He also collected baseball cards.

He was also the head usher and long-time member of Trinity Assembly of God in Clay. A fun-loving and outgoing person, he enjoyed interacting with people and making them laugh. He enjoyed visiting and playing with his grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Isabelle Joy Henderson, and a sister, Patricia Brown.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his two sons and their wives, Derek and Lisa Henderson of Liverpool and Andrew and Regina Henderson of East Syracuse; grandchildren, Emma, Jared, Abigail, and Carter Henderson; sisters; Connie and Larry Gorthey of Florida and Bonnie and Robert Clark of Georgia; sister- and brother-in-law, Sue and Gerry Parkinson of Pennellville; brother-in-law, Dan Brown of Panther Lake; nieces and nephews, Rachael Parkinson, Mark Gorthey, Karen Gorthey, Scott Brown, Victoria Brown, Ryan Brown, Heidi Woodcock, and Molly Brown; Stephanie Davis Smith of GA; Brianne Davis of CA and many other loving friends and relatives.

Calling hours will be Wednesday, May 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY. A funeral service will be held May 22 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Phoenix Rural Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Henderson Scholarship Fund, Phoenix Dollars for Scholars, 552 Main St., PO Box 445, Phoenix, NY 13135.

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  1. DEAR CONNIE,
    I AM SO SORRY FOR THE PASSING OF BILLY, HE WAS SUCH A JOY TO BE AROUND..I REMEMBER WHEN HIS MOM CAME HOME FROM THE HOSPITAL AND I HELPED OUT WITH CONNIE AND BONNIE..
    YOU AND YOUR FAMILY CAN TAKE COMFORT THAT BILL IS IN A BETTER PLACE WITH OUR BLESSED LORD..
    IF I CAN HELP YOU WITH ANYTHING LET ME KNOW..
    MANY PRAYERS AND MUCH LOVE,
    ANN

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