Gary Henderson

March 21, 2019

Gary Henderson, 64, of Bradley, passed away Sunday (March 17, 2019) at his home.

He was born Jan. 8, 1955, in Chicago, the son of Ray M. and Esther L. (Brumitt) Henderson. Gary married Julie Beckman on June 9, 1984 at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Momence.

Gary worked in production at Valspar Corporation in Kankakee, retiring in 2017 after 44 years of service. He was a NASCAR fan. Gary enjoyed boating, camping and working on cars and trucks. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed the simple things in life.

Surviving are his wife, Julie Henderson, a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bradley; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Jamie and Kimberly Henderson, of Bonfield, and Jarett Henderson, of Bradley; two daughters and one son-in-law, Nicole and Sean Green, of Belleville, and Mary Henderson, of Bradley; five grandchildren, Gavin Green, Grant Green, Gaige Green, Autumn Henderson and Dalton Henderson; three sisters and three brothers-in-law, Patty and Mike Patterson, of Bourbonnais, Gladys and Mike Boggess, of Bourbonnais, and Ginger and Ed Clocksin, of Hudsonville, Mich.; one brother, Johnny Henderson, of Thayer, Mo.; and one sister-in-law, Terri Henderson, of Bourbonnais.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and one brother, Jimmy Henderson.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, March 22, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bradley. Cremation rites will be accorded after the services.

Memorials may be made to the family wishes to be used for Mary’s college expenses.

Please sign his online guestbook at clancygernon.com.